FRIESEN: Peter – Peacefully at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe with his family by his side on Monday, October 2, 2017 in his 83rd year. Dearly beloved husband of fifty-seven years of marriage with Leona Joyce (Stone) Friesen. Dear father of Shelley Friesen and Leo Bissonnette, Dwayne and Lori Friesen and the late Melody Simpson (1992). Dear Grandpa and Great-Grandpa of Sherry and Mike Smith (Grace, Evan), Kyle and Allie Simpson (Kale, Katlin),Kent and Stephanie Simpson, Naomi and Julia Friesen, Danialle Simpson. Dear brother and brother-in-law Joe, Frank, Jim Friesen, Jessie Mater, Connie Friesen, the late Kay and Elijah Harp, Anna and Fred Henderson, Abe, John, Queenie, Joan, Peggy Friesen and Jim Mater. Dear brother-in-law of Bev Stone, Wynona and Bob Gifford, Fred Stone and the late Ruth, Bill, John, Bob, Norm, Lorne, Doug Stone and also survived by many nieces and nephews. Pete will be missed by all of his Jericho and Bluegrass Families. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Pete’s Life will be held at Branch # 463 of the Royal Canadian Legion, South-Brant, 72 King Street North, Oakland on Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL & CREMATION ALTERNATIVES INC. 71 Norfolk Street North, SIMCOE (519) 426-5102 in care. Interment of the cremated remains will take place at a later date. For those wishing to make a memorial donation in Pete’s memory they are asked to consider Camp Trillium – Our Island (New Infirmary). Online condolences can be left at

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  1. Mary Catharine White
    Mary Catharine White says:

    Leona, Shelley & Family
    My sincere condolences on the passing of Pete! Thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time!


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