Peter William Rawlyck

Peter William Rawlyck

On November 19, 2012 Peter passed away peacefully at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC and went to be with his Lord at the age of 92 years.

Peter was born in Great Deer, Saskatchewan on February 17, 1920 and had been a resident of the Shuswap area since 1990. Peter served with the R.C.A.F. during WW II. After the war he stayed with the Air Force until his retirement from the military in 1964. He then continued his aviation career as a navigator with Wardair Airlines.

Peter will be remembered by Vera his loving wife of 69 years, also by his five children, Jack (Bonnie) of Calgary, Terry (Jody) of Lacombe, Gail (Jim) Davis of Chilliwack, Dan (Joan) of White Rock and Melissa Gallagher of Surrey; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren and two sisters, Rose and Sylvia of Saskatoon.

Peter loved to be outdoors, and spent many hours gardening and pampering his beloved roses. He was a devoted husband and father and in recent years a dedicated care giver to his wife Vera.

A Celebration of Life Service was held in the Chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, BC on Saturday, November 24th at 2:00 PM with Pastor Myron Crown officiating.

If so desired, contributions in memory of Peter may be made to the Covenant House Vancouver B.C.

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Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm.

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