PEART, Ronald

Passed away following his last courageous battle, at his Summerland Seniors Village residence, on the morning of June 09, 2012, at the age of 89 years. Ron was born to Sarah and Ralph Peart on May 10, 1923, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, immigrating to Canada with his parents, just after his 6th birthday. After growing up in Melfort, SK, Ron joined the army on July 30, 1943, entering the European theatre of war in 1944. He had a long and decorated military career, retiring from the military in 1969. He served God, his country, his comrades and his family with distinction, honor and courage. He loved his family genuinely and was truly a father of the highest caliber. Ron was predeceased by his beloved wife 47 years, Victoria ‘Blinky’, who was his best friend. He was also predeceased by his brothers Allen and Maurice, and sadly, by his eldest son Robert in 2004. He will be lovingly missed by his family; son, Ronald of Calgary, AB, daughter Sally (Dale) Webster, of Summerland, BC, 4 grandchildren; Dale Jr. (Karen), Jaime, Randalynn and Tyler, 4 great-grandchildren; Jordan, Austin, Sunshine and Maddison, as well as his sister, Joan Ryhorchuck, of Regina, SK. A Funeral Service of Remembrance was held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, June 16, 2012, at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall, Calgary, AB. A Graveside Service followed in the Field of Honor section of Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Hansons’ ARBOR FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM

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