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September 5, 1959 — July 22, 2013

Born on September 5, 1959 in Etobicoke, ON and passed away on July 22, 2013 in Kelowna, BC. Pete is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Nicki; son, Blair; parents, Bram & Willy; two brothers, Richard (Patricia) and Paul (Josée) and their sons Daniel-Steven, Jean-Paul and Samuel; mother-in-law, Penny; sister-in-law, Julie; God-daughter, Maddi; and his dog and companion, Bono. Sadly, Pete is predeceased by his brother, Edward. A Celebration of Pete’s life will be held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pete’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, #202 – 1835 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC V1Y 3H5, or the Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7 or the South Okanagan SPCA, 2200 Dartmouth Dr., Penticton, BC V2A 7W7. Immediately following the service there will be an informal open house from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm. 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.”

Friday, July 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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Canadian Cancer Society, #202 – 1835 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC V1Y 3H5, or the Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7 or the South Okanagan SPCA, 2200 Dartmouth Dr., Penticton, BC V2A 7W7


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The service for BINNENDYK, Pete is scheduled for Friday, July 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC

Phone: 250.860.7077

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  • Lorraine Barr says:

    Abe,Willie and all your family…please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time. Reg and Lorraine Barr

  • Rick & Jean Johnson says:

    Our warmest heart felt thoughts go out to the family. Pete always made my job easier and made me feel important you will definitely be missed.

  • Heather Moore says:

    Nicki & Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Pete will always be remembered for his kind, soft spoken manner and his heart of gold. I am going to miss him. If you need anything, just call.


  • Lal and Nirmali De Silva says:

    Dear Richard and Family,
    We are deeply saddened to hear the loss of your dear brother Pete. We will include all your family in our prayers.
    Our deepest sympathies to you, Pat and all your family, especially to Nicki, Blair, your parents, your brother and his family.

    “May God be with you now
    As you face this time of grief,
    May you know the comfort of the Lord
    In your darkest hour of need
    Know that Jesus Christ cares for you
    When your soul is deeply pained
    No matter what you may go through,
    His love for you remains.”
    © By M.S.Lowndes

  • Zahava and Klaus says:

    We extend heartfelt condolences to the entirefamily. It is never easy when a loved one is gone. May your memories sustain you in your grief. With love

  • Cathy Elliott says:

    Words cannot express our sorrow and sadness for you at the loss of Peter. You are in our thoughts and prayers for the days and months ahead. Hugs from Cathy, Mark, Cameron and Elizabeth. May he rest in peace and God bless.

  • Michael La Fond says:

    Although I have not seen Pete for many years he was part of our family and will continue to be remembered through his son Blair.
    My condolences go out to Petes family during this sad time. Pete will live on in our hearts with memories of our good times together.

  • Colleen Cook says:

    Nikki I wanted to pass on my condolences for your loss! You are in my thoughts and prayers!!

  • Michele Clairmont says:

    Dear Nicki, Blair, Oma Opa, Richard and Paul;

    Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one.
    May the love of those around you help through the difficult days ahead.

    Michele, Mike, Steven and Keith Clairmont

  • Noreen says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time . Thinking of you. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.

  • Sorin Selagea-Popov says:

    Richard, please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  • Peter Clemett says:

    Please pass on my thoughts to Nicki Binnendyk.

    Nicki. I am so shocked at your loss of Pete. I was in disbelief on reading Gaz’s email.

    My Thoughts are with you.

    Peter Clemett Adelaide Australia

  • Steven John says:

    Dear Nicki, Blair & Family

    Heart felt condolences from across the pond! You will all be in our thoughts today and for the following difficult days and months ahead.

    Pete, left us with many great memories that helped to enrich the lives of those he came in contact with. These will live on in all of us.

    He deserves a fitting send off and I have no doubt that the tribute paid by Nicki Bubb and family today will ensure this is the case.

    In our thoughts!!

    With Love…….

    Steven John, Laura, Joshua, Megan and Owen.

  • Ted and Helen Welter says:

    Dear Nicki and family,
    Our deepest sympathy and condolences with the loss of your husband Peter.We will allways remember him as the great person he was.
    Love Oom Theo and Tante Leny.

  • Andrew Samuels says:

    Dear Nicki,

    Can’t tell you had sorry I am for your loss and sad at Petes passing.

    We had a lot of great times in what was a special and fun time for all of us during that period.

    My thoughts are with you at this time.


  • Jim Welter says:

    Dear Nicki, Blair ,Mientje,Bram,Richard,Paul

    My thoughts are with you all today. I am sorry I am not there to offer support and a big hug. I have great memories of time spent with Pete in King City and always picture him with a smile on his face.
    My deepest condolences,

  • Brenda Moritz says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss Nicki. My thoughts are with you through this difficult time.
    Brenda Moritz

  • Frank & Mary Lou Teunissen says:

    Dear Nicki,Blair ,Mientje,Bram,Richard,Paul

    We can not possibly express what it means to lose such a wonderful person. Peter has touched everyone no matter how short the acquaintance. He will be greatly missed. Love to all of you at this tragic time. Frank and Mary Lou

  • Peter [Shorty] Zimonjic says:


    Donna and I want to let you know that we are thinking of you and of Pete right now.

    Pete was a great guy, he had those kind of eyes that were smiling all the time and we had such good times together back in the day… he will be missed by all who knew him.

    Peter, Donna, Anja and Jakob

  • Jacqueline and Mark McCambridge says:

    Dear Nicki, Blair, Tante Mientje, Oom Bram, Richard, Patricia, Paul, Josee and family,
    Sending our love and prayers to all of you at this most difficult time. Peter’s picture above is just how I think of him…smiling. May you find comfort in your memories…love and hugs from Jacqueline, Mark, Julia, Cole and Aaron..xoxo

  • Marilyn & Tony says:

    We are so sorry for your loss, Pete will be missed by all.

  • Mark Drew says:

    Thinking of you and of Pete and the good times we shared.
    Wish I was close enough to give you a hug.

  • Marjo and Ian McPherson says:

    Dear Nicki,Blair,Tante Mientje,Oom Bram,Richard Patricia,Paul,Josee,family

    We were truly sad when we heard the news about Peter.It’s hard to know what to say at this time,except to say we are so sorry for your loss.May you take comfort in knowing people are thinking of you.You are in our thoughts,our hearts,and prayers.I have fond memories as kids with all our visits to King City.Peter and I use to talk about opening a bakery together when we grew up.Although it never happened,I will always remember this.Rest in peace Peter,and may God give you all strength through this difficult time.

    With love

  • Tilly Teunissen says:

    Dear Nicky, Blair, family Binnendyk and Teunissen,
    Our thoughts are with you all.Our deepest condolences with the loss of your Peter.
    Love tante Joke, Hans, Tilly, Richard and family in the Netherlands

  • Brian & Lynn Teunissen says:

    To all the Binnendyk family, our thoughts are with you, during this difficult time. Pete will live on in our memories, much like Edward has….Love Brian, Lynn, Brent, Jack & Kate.

  • bill sinclair says:

    I knew Pete from the Mtn. His smile was infectious and I was always happy to see and talk with Pete. He will be missed and remembered by all.
    Very Sad

  • Gweneth M. Thirlwell says:

    Dear Nicki,
    I was so sorry to hear about Pete’s passing. I am happy I was able to have such fun times and build great memories with both of you. These will last forever.
    Thinking of you now, and in the days and months ahead.
    Love always,
    WORM (Gweneth)

  • Jennifer Van Kempen-McClinton and Steve McClinton says:

    Dear Nicki, Blair and Binnendyk family,
    Our heartfelt condolences to you for the loss of Peter. We were very saddened to hear the news. We had the pleasure of spending time skiing with Pete at Big White a couple of years ago. It was a a great way to get reconnected after many years. He was a great host and mountain guide.
    Jennifer and Steve

  • Lise and Ivan Merrick says:

    Nicki Blair Paul Oma Opa and Richard
    We are so sorry for the loss of Pete. He was such a nice person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Big hugs
    Lise and Ivan Merrick

  • Cheryl Brook says:

    Pete will be missed by so many loved ones. My deepest sympathy to you all. You are all in my prayers and thoughts.
    Love Cheryl

  • Arie & Marilyn Rijlaarsdam says:

    Dear Family,
    We just received the sad news.
    We met Pete during our holiday in Canada and he made us very welcome at his home.
    We shall always remember the pleasant afternoon and evening we spent with him.
    Our thoughts are with you.

    Arie & Marilyn, Rijswijk Holland

  • Nicole Laurin says:

    Paul and Family!!!

    My condolences to you and your family in this extremely difficult time. I will pray for strength and love for you all. Take comfort in your family and loved ones.

  • Elizabeth Voets and Bruce Priestman says:

    To the Binnendyk Family:
    We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Our love and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. I haven’t seen Peter for a long time, but I will always remember playing Ping-Pong with him in the basement in King City. You have our deepest condolences.
    Rest in peace Peter and God Bless.
    Love Elizabeth and Bruce

  • Irene en Anja Binnendijk says:

    Dear family Binnendyk,
    We are deeply shocked by the email we received from Bram, with the announcement that Peter has passed away.We wish all of you much strength, for now and in the future. In thoughts we are with you. Love Irene en Anja Binnendijk

  • Ted, Michelle , Austin, Cam and Cole Welter says:

    Dear Nicki,Blair,Tante Mientje,Oom Bram,Richard Patricia,Paul,Josee,family

    Our family is deeply saddened by your loss, Peter was such a good man. I thought you would all like to see a very fond memory Peters family can share. Peter at the Bing, Bang ,Bong Golf Tournament 2012 ( left to right, Peter, Brian, Richard, Teddy, Lenny, Ricky, Paul.) We all will miss you greatly Pete!

    With Love and Respect, Ted

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