Peter David Sereda age 87, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Peter was born in Fort William in his home on McLeod Street on January 24, 1931. During his early days living and growing up in the East end, he and his best friend Tom Janos and the rest of the Dukes had many fun days doing the simple things in life and also getting into trouble. Peter met the love of his life Margaret Koski and they were married on October 1953 until her passing in 2010. Peter and Margaret were blessed with 5 children. He worked at Chapples Carpet Store laying flooring and carpet. Peter also worked at the C.P.R. then settled into working as a Letter Carrier. He absolutely loved his job. Peter was always very young at heart and he enjoyed fishing especially catching the first fish. He looked forward to family Sunday dinners and getting together with his camp friends having a shot of Crown Royal. Peter is survived by his children David (Ceceila), Mark (Cyndi), Kevin (Debby) and Todd (Carla). Also survived by his grandchildren Sarah, Brock, Robyn, Nicole, Trevor, Zachary, Chloe, Gabrielle. Great grandchildren Hudson, Logan, Liam, Lochlan and baby Alice. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Margaret, daughter Jane Elizabeth, his grandson Erik Peter, and sisters; Mary, Lena, Eva, Olga and brother John. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, when family and friends will gather for Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m., at St. Anthony’s Church, celebrated by Rev. Luigi Filippini. Visitation will take place at 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Shelter House, Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Peter Sereda will be remembered in the Blake Funeral Chapel Memorial Grove. Annual dedication service Sunday, June 9, 2019.
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