VANDENBURG, Peter Gerrit

On December 11, 2018, Peter Gerrit Vandenburg of Cressy passed away peacefully at Hallowell House and was reunited with his beloved wife Dorothy “Dordy” whom he had so dearly missed.  Peter was the cherished father of Dennis (Dorothy), Paul (Kim), Pamela (Mark) and Lisa (Randy).  Loving Poppy to Jamie (Cheryl), Jeff (Crystal), Zak (Bobbi), Hilary (Andrew), Kiersten (Jeremy) and Melissa (Jason).   Great-Poppy to Jayden, Cooper, Jake, Anna, Jennifer and Nico. Peter was born in s’Gravenzande, South Holland and came to Canada in 1948 where he met and married the love of his life, Dorothy.  They resided in Cressy and he was a successful commercial fisherman on Lake Ontario for decades.  Peter also had an amazing talent for wood working, carpentry and construction and he crafted some beautiful homes in Prince Edward County over the years. He was always willing to use his skills to lend a helping hand to his neighbours, his community and his church. Cremation has taken place and respecting Peter’s wishes a graveside service will take place Saturday, June 15th at 1pm at Cressy United Church. Reception following at the home of Paul & Kim, 347 Talbot St. Picton.