First Memorial Funeral Services

1720 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC


Peder Thorning Pedersen

August 27, 1926September 6, 2019

Peder passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, September 6, 2019, at the age of 93. He was born in Denmark on August 27, 1927.

He is predeceased by his wife and son and leaves behind his friends to remember him.

During his career, Peder worked as a civil engineer, contractor, and a commercial fisherman. He had a love of the water and was an avid boater and racer. Peder was a longtime member of the Schooner Cove Yacht Club, where he formed many longtime friendships.

Peder was a man who would accomplish any task that was put in front of him. He loved working with his hands and built two boats and his family’s home. He was an amazing guy who will be greatly missed.

Following Peder’s wishes, there will be no service.


  • Following Peder's wishes, there will be no service

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