July 29, 1929 – March 17, 2020
Mr. Peter Unger died peacefully in St. Vincent’s Nursing Home on March 17, 2020 in Vancouver, BC at the age of 90.
Peter is survived by his children Barbara and Ricky Unger. He is preceded in death by his siblings Jacob Unger and Sara Stoesz. Peter was born on July 29, 1929 in Whitewater, Manitoba to Jacob and Susanna Unger. He met and married Rita Hildebrandt after moving to British Columbia, Peter began working for Richmond Plywood Corp. as a Millworker. The couple welcomed two children into their home. His children remember him as a person who had great faith in God and who taught his children not only to have faith but to treat others with respect and equality. Peter was dedicated to his work and family. He was generous giving his time to young people in the Church and being an Opa to the Lowen children. He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his late wife.
A funeral is scheduled for March 27, 2020, at 1pm. at Ocean View Funeral Home, Burnaby. Pastor Yohan Sanchez will officiate the ceremony.
All are welcome to attend and celebrate Peter's life. Send flowers or cards to Ocean View or In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Vincent’s Hospital, Langara at 255 W 62nd. Ave., Vancouver, BC, V5X 4V4.
The family would like to thank Dr. R. Shukla (family doctor), the home care team, and St. Vincent’s for taking such good care of him.
No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
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March 21, 2020
I'll never forget the times Opa would take me and my siblings out for walks around the park and to the corner store to get a treat, or when we would rush to him for candies behind our mother's back. I'll miss his big laugh and warm hugs. I love you Opa.