Peacefully, at Riverwood Senior Living, Alliston, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Peter John Elms, in his 91st year, beloved husband of the late Madeline Maidwell Puzey. Loving father of Robert (Denise), and Catherine (Robert). Proud grandfather of Jonathan (Tiffany), Laura (Luke), Sarah (Kristjan), Jessica, and Alexandria. Great-grandfather of Emily, Lukas, and Arya.
Born in London, England, Peter emigrated to Canada in 1946. He met Madeline in Fort Frances and they married in 1953. A bricklayer by trade he followed his passion for weather and worked in the weather office at Malton Airport until he retired at the age of 54. He was an amateur stonemason, photographer, local historian, birdwatcher, collector of minerals and fossils, and hundreds of books.
The family will receive their friends for a memorial visitation at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy. 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) on Thursday, October 18 from 12 o’clock until 3 o’clock.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to Headwaters Health Care Foundation, 100 Rolling Hills Drive, Orangeville L9W 4X9 (www.hhcfoundation.com).
Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com