Peter Devries

1932 – 2015

My dear husband Peter, proud father and loving Grandpa Pete to our seven grandchildren, passed away peacefully at Crossroads Hospice in Port Moody on Good Friday, April 3, 2015. Peter was born and schooled in Edmonton Alberta. He began his career in the oilfields at the age of seventeen and at the time of his passing he was principal owner and president of Marine Plastics composite manufacturing and design in Langley. We married in 1957 and were blessed with three children. For many years now, travel, golf, and spending time at our retirement home at Queens Bay on Kootenay Lake, preferably with friends and family, were among his cherished pastimes. He was a gentleman in every sense of the word. Surviving him is his wife, Pat (Walgren) Devries, children Dawne Binley (Peter), Darrell Devries (Susan), and Lisa Rae Devries (Rand Wheating). Also surviving are loving grandchildren, Ryan, Allison and Kristen Binley, Hannah and Neil Devries and Jacob and Samuel Wheating. Peter was predeceased by his sister Jean Taylor and is survived by his brother Arthur deVries (Joyce). A Celebration of Life will take place at the Pitt Meadows Golf Club, 13615 Harris Road, Pitt Meadows B.C. on Sunday May 3rd at 1 p.m. Family, friends, and those who worked together with Peter are invited to attend. For further information or to send condolences please visit Book of Memories. Our deep appreciation to the palliative care home nurses from Fraser Health who maintained watch over us weekly for the past few months. Flowers are gratefully declined. A donation to Crossroads Hospice in Port Moody or the B.C. Lung Association or a charity of your choice will be appreciated. Peter’s ashes will be taken to his home in Queens Bay this summer.

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