Pete passed away peacefully at Kelowna Hospice on the 7th of November 2017 at the age of 58. He found peace surrounded by his immediate family following a courageous battle with brain cancer. Peter is survived by his loving wife Sandra, daughter Chelsi and son Ian, as well as his older siblings Beth (Jerry) Scherle, Bruce (Glenda), Andrew (Josie) Middleton and their families. Sadly, predeceased by his brother Robert in 1976.
A lifetime Okanagan resident of a pioneering Vernon area family, Peter was born in Vernon BC, on July 3rd 1959 to parents Douglas and Evelyn Middleton and grew up in the Carrs Landing area. Peter graduated from George Elliott Secondary and married his wife Sandra (Bradshaw) on July 9th 1983. He raised his family in Winfield and was heavily involved in the community through coaching. He also enjoyed playing soccer, hockey, baseball, volleyball and padel.
Peter worked as a Territory Representative for local and national companies for many years before going into business with his 2 brothers at Absolute Classics as well as developing a unique woodgrain aluminum product for the building industry.
Peter was a fun-loving child at heart and enjoyed life to the fullest. He was always the first to welcome you into his home with a smile and drink. He was a true gentleman and will be greatly missed. Special thank you to Dr. Penny, Dr. Loucks and Christine from Lake Country Family Practice as well as Dr. Brian Toyota and Dr. Paul Klimo from Vancouver. A celebration of life will be held at Okanagan Golf Club (3200 Via Centrale, Kelowna, B.C.) on December 2nd at 12:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Gord Downie Foundation at Sunnybrook: https://donate.sunnybrook.ca/gord . If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”
Service: Saturday, December 2, 2017
Location: Okanagan Golf Club
The service for MIDDLETON, Peter Joseph is scheduled for Saturday, December 2, 2017. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.