OBITUARY

Peter Blane Robertson Hood

24 August , 193727 April , 2019

In his 82nd year, Peter passed away suddenly at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Saturday April 27, 2019.

Born the son of Grace and William Hood in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, Peter immigrated to Canada in 1958. Cherished husband to Margaret for 57 years and loving father to son David, daughter-in law, Linda and adoring grandfather to two wonderful grandchildren (“I love them to bits!”), Nathan and Brianna. Peter was predeceased by his parents Grace and William, sister Wilma Kirkbride, brother in-law Walker Kirkbride and brother Jim, all of Scotland. He was an active member of Central Presbyterian Church for 61 years. Peter was proud to serve as a Waterloo Regional Police Officer, as well as a 25 year member of the Waterloo Regional Police Colour Party. A celebration of his life will be held at Central Presbyterian Church, 7 Queen's Square, Cambridge (in Galt) on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to T. Little Funeral Home (519-623-1290). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central Presbyterian Church Preservation fund or to a charity of choice.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, 4 May , 2019

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Mike Mann

17 May 2019

Dear Margaret, David and family. I was so sorry to hear of Peter's passing. Like others I have so many fond memories of Peter and his commitment and dedication to serving others. He taught me much as a mentor, role model and tormentor, I Ioved him dearly. I'm sorry I was out of the country at the time of his service. Keeping all of you in thought and prayer. Sincerely Mike

Shelley Joiner

3 May 2019

My heartfelt condolences go out to Margaret, David and their family at this sad time. I knew Peter as a dedicated volunteer at Central Presbyterian Church who always had a smile and a hug for me. He was also a dedicated member of the church choir. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Rest in peace my friend.

Patricia Angst

2 May 2019

My heart goes out to all those that knew and loved you dearly. Peter you always made me smile even on my worsted days. You always made me laugh and your hugs always cheered my sad heart. You always thought about all of us girls on those special days and brought us all Reids chocolate roses. Your kind soul will live forever in our hearts.

Richard Russ

2 May 2019

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Margaret, David, Linda, Brianna and Nathan. Karen and I were saddened to hear of Peter's passing. He was not only a fellow worker but a good friend. I really got to know Peter better after we retired from policing and both worked at Adesa the auto auction. He was always upbeat and friendly no matter his health issues. He entertained the staff and was well respected for his work and friendliness. And oh yes his bag of mints he would hand out ! Whenever we talked on the phone, he would always say " say hi to Karen ". He would always end the conversation with " take care champ ". Until we meet again my friend, Take Care Champ.

Rich and Karen Russ

Richard Tisdale

2 May 2019

My deepest sympathy to you Margaret and David. It was my privilege and honour to have worked with Peter for most of my career. My memories of Peter, his kindness, professionalism and integrity will stay with me forever. Other memories are best shared over a glass. Unfortunately I am unable to attend the Memorial as I will be at another at the same time.

John & Hanan Saliba

2 May 2019

Dear Margaret,

We were so sad to hear of the passing away of dear Peter. Our deep condolences to you and to the family. Peter will be missed dearly. May God give you his strength at this time of sorrow.

Lucienne & Nigel Spicer

2 May 2019

We're so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Wayne & Sharon & Family Koebel

1 May 2019

Please accept our profound condolences on Peter's passing. He was a good co-worker and a very caring friend who could always make you smile. We regret we will not be able to attend the service on Saturday but that is the day of our grandson's Holy First Communion and we have been given two of the four seats and are holding the reception at our home. Please know we will be with you in spirit and in prayer.

Cheryl Fayle

1 May 2019

Dear Margaret,
My condolences to you and your family. I will truly miss Peter's cheerful greetings at Central Presbyterian Church.
God bless you and your family.
Cheryl Fayle

Jim Culham

1 May 2019

I shared some great policing moments with Peter and fondly look back on them with a smile and respect. R.I.P. my friend.
Margaret and David, my thoughts and prayers go out to you. I will not be able to attend the service as I'm currently out of the country.

FROM THE FAMILY