Peacefully on Monday, November 19th, 2012, at the family cottage in Rondeau with his wife by his side, Arthur Neville “Pete” Knowles, of R.R. #2, West Lorne, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Gwen Laskey (née Macaulay). Loving and proud father of Neville (Charlotte), Peter (Linda), Jim (Iris) and Lisa (Geoff) Moxley and step-father of Steve (Jill) Laskey and Jody (Scott) Kennedy. Cherished grandfather of Kate, Cindy, Joanne, Jamie, Tracey, Erin, Emily, Bryan, William and Kierstyn. Survived by his sister Diane (Jake) Avery. Predeceased by his wife June (née Allen) (1968) and by his granddaughter Jessica (1993). Pete was the owner and President of London Winery Limited for 53 years, and also was a retired member of the Rondeau Yacht Club, the London Bird Dog Club, the Canadian Wine Institute and the Ontario Wine Council. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., as well as one hour prior to the service, at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. Those wishing to make a donation in Pete’s name are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be made at

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