Peter Terpstra

Peter Terpstra

Monday, May 7th, 1951 - Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Peter Terpstra
Surrounded by his family, Peter passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday, March 22, 2019 in his 68th year. Beloved husband of Katie (nee Sluys). Predeceased by his first wife Hennie (nee Fluit, 2000), and his step-son Kyle Riesebos (2010). Loving father of Melissa Porter (Andrew), Sherri Crawford (Richard), Ryan Terpstra (Amy) and Kevin Terpstra (Kim). Step-father to Jonathan Riesebos (Corina), Aaron Riesebos (Janet) and Shelly Riesebos (Steve Slater). Cherished grandfather of Benjamin, Keziah, Luke, Calvin, Joshua, Elijah, Leah, Kaleb, Gini Mae, Levi, Joel, Dylan, Kale, Kaden and Ashton. Dear brother of Helen Postma (Ted), Metteke VandenBout (Jack), John Terpstra (Alison) and Andy Terpstra (Yvonne). Also predeceased by his parents Clarence (2017) and Jessie (2018) Terpstra. Family and friends will be received at the Grace Christian Reformed Church (660 South Pelham Road, Welland) on Tuesday, March 26th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The funeral service to honour Peter's life will take place at the church on Wednesday, March 27th beginning at 11:30 am. Interment will occur prior to the service Wednesday morning. Those who wish to join the family are welcome to meet at Maple Lawn Cemetery at 9:30 am (53636 Smith Road, Wainfleet). As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Rose City Kids (
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Grace Christian Reformed Church
  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Grace Christian Reformed Church
  • Service

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 | 11:30am
    Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 11:30am
    Grace Christian Reformed Church
  • Interment

    Maple Lawn Cemetery
    9:30 AM Prior to Service. 53636 Smith Road, Wainfleet ON
  • Reception

    Grace Christian Reformed Church
    660 South Pelham Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


Donations are being accepted for: Rose City - Kids Ministry.


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Gary & Colleen Froese

Posted at 07:57am
Katie & children, Melissa, Sherri, Ryan and Kevin. We just learned of Peter's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. you were such great neighbours on old river rd. Great memories. years after we moved, (94) I would stop in and chat with Peter, always enjoyed seeing him. Great Man!

marlene vis

Posted at 08:58pm
A man who stood up for what was right. Peter was a man with a back bone. You will be missed Peter Terpstra. Please eat at the table with my mom...Bert...George...Pastor Dave...Susan...Diane and so many more. You will meet them. Sing for joy...celebrate...You will be missed !!

Ruth Crawford

Posted at 06:12pm
Love, Hugs, Prayers

Wisam & Osama

Posted at 06:31am
We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. Please accept our warmest condolences.
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Dorothe and Matt Bonzo

Posted at 08:50pm
As I told a family member this weekend, on Saturday I was awakened by the sun streaming into the bedroom window. My first thought was that Pete is now in the presence of God who is light. But what a dark cloud of sadness and grief comes in with the hope of this knowing.
We carry you in our heart and lift you up to the God of comfort. Under His mercy. With love, Dorothe and Matt Bonzo

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