BROCKENSHIRE, Peter Ross (B.Sc. Trent, B.Eng Technical Engineering) of Peterborough
BROCKENSHIRE, Peter Ross (B.Sc. Trent, B.Eng Technical Engineering) – Passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at Fairhaven Peterborough, at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Myrna. Father of Deborah. Step-father of Steven Manley (Ann). Adored Papa of Sarah Manley, and great-grandfather of Brooke, Tiffany, Jacob, Joshua, Trent and Ryder. Predeceased by his parents George and Nora Brockenshire, his brother David and wife Arleigh (nee McAllister).
Peter grew up in Port Hope, where he received his early education. His working years began as a draftsman at GE. After completing his education at Trent University, Peter began teaching at local Peterborough High Schools. When Sir Sanford Fleming College opened in 1967, he became a valued instructor. He remained with Fleming until his retirement. Peter enjoyed travel and saw much of Canada and the USA touring in his motor-home. Latterly he and Myrna spent winters in Sarasota FL and summers at the cottage he loved on Stoney Lake.
A memorial service will be held at ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME & RECEPTION CENTRE, 840 Armour Road, Peterborough, on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11 am with visiting one hour prior (from 10–11 am). If desired, condolences to the family or donations to Northminster Capital Fund or a charity of your choice may be made at www.AshburnhamFuneral.ca or by calling 705-740-0444.