PRIER, Peter Gerald

(68y) died at Hospice Wellington on September 21, 2019 at 7:40pm with his devoted twin, Peggy and his soulmate, partner, and best friend, Gladys by his side. Peter is predeceased by his parents Howard and Dorothy Prier and his daughter Julia Prier. Peter will be lovingly remembered by his loyal and trusted children, Andrea Prier (Chris Ward) and Michael Prier. Peter will also be sadly missed by his older sisters Anne (Les Knutson), Judith (Greg McCullough), Barbara (Wayne Munro) and his twin Peggy (Jack Heeley). His nieces and nephews (Karen, Sarah, Todd, Amy, Matthew and Patrick) will miss their fun-loving uncle as will Henry Canton, Jr. who proudly called him Godfather. Peter influenced many people in different ways. He was a mentor, a boss, a partner, a role model, a colleague, and a friend to many – including to a few for more than 60 years! He had a life-long passion for music, reading, traveling, sailing, hockey, and bird watching, and spent hours outdoors and on the water. He will be remembered by fellow competitors of the Puslinch community Pickleball Club, fellow members of the Aberfoyle Library Book Club, and members of the University of Guelph Dinner Club. A celebration of life will be held on October 20, 2019 at the Italian Canadian Club in Guelph, Ontario from 2:00 – 5:00pm. All are welcome. Please RSVP ( or call 519-767-8898 by October 13th as late lunch will be provided. Peter will be buried in a private ceremony in Waterford, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Peter’s name to Hospice Wellington ( or the Coping Centre (

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