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JONES, Peter MacLean


With great sorrow, the family of Peter MacLean Jones wishes to announce his passing on March 2, 2022 at home in Kelowna, BC.

Sadly missed by his daughters Sarah Jones (Jan) and Christina Jones (James), granddaughter Veronika, friend and former wife Susan Campbell, sister Yolande (Doug), brother Craig (Donna), and families.

Peter was predeceased by his parents Maclean E. Jones (1917-2014) and Yolande Jones née Partridge (1919-2007).

Peter was born 04 April 1945 in Halifax, NS but grew up in Calgary. His education included a B.A. (U of Calgary), a B.Sc. (UBC), and a CGA accounting degree. He had a successful career as an accountant. Peter spent many years on the west coast of BC, where he enjoyed adventures on his boat with his family.

In later years, Peter lived in Smithers, BC where he enjoyed living in a rural area and volunteering with the Bulkley Valley Folk Music Society.

In 2006, Peter moved to Kelowna to be closer to his daughters. He volunteered at KGH in the ER and ICU for 11 years. He also contributed his skills to Interior Health as a volunteer on advisory committees, most recently as a member of the Person and Family Centred Care Steering Committee.

A long-time hobby was model railroading. Peter joined the Central Okanagan Railway Comapny and enjoyed sharing his interest with them. Gardening was something Peter was also passionate about, and he was known for his excellent tomatoes and cucumbers. At the time of his passing, Peter was busy planning this year’s garden.

Peter was a quietly capable and kind man, respected by many. He is greatly missed.

A private family service with be held in remembrance of him.

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