Peter Stanhope Marchant

A man of few words, but great charm, Peter peacefully made his transition December 4, 2003 surrounded by his adoring family. Raised in Victoria, B.C. entered the Merchant Marine at 17; served Royal Naval Reserve (1939-1946) WWII; Mentioned in Despatches; graduated McGill University; instrumental in development of Twin Falls Power Project; returned to the West Coast in 1979. Survived by his wife, Dorothy; brother Michael and sister-in-law Carmel; sister-in-law Barbara; daughter Ali and partner Charles; son Tim and daughter-in-law Gail. Uncle to Roy and James. Beloved Grampa to Amy, Benji and Widgie. A Celebration of Peter’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 14, Chateau Cargill, 3550 King George Hwy, Surrey. In lieu of flowers, donations appreciated to The White Rock Centre for Positive Living, 3552 King George Hwy, Surrey, B.C. V4P 1B5. Tel: 604-541-8060.

Peter’s motto, “Satis verborum” (Enough of words)