Peacefully, at LHSC-University Hospital, London on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 of Ilderton and formerly of Lucan in his 82nd year.  Beloved husband of Aggie (Vis) Groenewegen for 56 years.  Dear father of Ed Groenewegen of Lucan, Marilyn and Michael Scott of Arva and Paul and Jackee Groenewegen of Sundre, Alberta.  Loving Opa of  Kristen, Taryn, Jordan and Steven; Brock and Shannon.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Mary Kester of Dashwood, Wien Vollering, An VanderKnaap, Leny Groenewegen, Mien Van Adrichem,  Leo and Carla Groenewegen, and Aad and Annie Groenewegen  all of Holland.  He will also be missed by the Vis Family.  Predeceased by his grandson Troy (2011), sister Catrina, brother Jan, brothers-in-law Adrian, Bertus, Jan, Koos, Gerald and Joop. Pete was proud to be a Canadian farmer.  He also enjoyed his grandchildren, playing cards, bowling and holiday times.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Funeral Mass will be at Precious Blood Church, 200 Sanders Street West, Exeter on Friday, August 31st at 11 AM with Father Len Desjardins presiding.

Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

In lieu of flowers, donations to London Health Science Foundation (Orthopedics) would be appreciated by the family. Parish prayers will be said in the funeral home Thursday afternoon at 3:30 PM.

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