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NICU, Petru “Peter”

Within hours after performing his duty as a citizen of British Columbia by exercising his right to vote, Peter Nicu passed away peacefully at Cottonwoods Extended Care Centre.  He was a World War II veteran, a brilliant machinist, a passionate musician as well as a loving, sharing and caring human being.  Peter was the “Father of Ogopogo” – At the request of the City of Kelowna he engineered and built an amphibious mechanical Ogopogo, which was presented for many years in Kelowna parades.  Peter will be fondly remembered by Elsie, Kay, Mike, Nadia, Ray and many, many other dear friends.  There will be a time of visitation from 12:00 to 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 18th, followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.  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.”

12:00 to 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 18th
Springfield Funeral Home
(2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC)

Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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Service Details

The service for NICU, Petru “Peter” is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Remi Picco says:

    To Family of Peter Nicu.
    Sending you thoughts of comfort at this
    time of sadness. I knew Peter for many
    years especially as a fellow Accordionist.Enjoyed his friendship.
    Remi Picco.

  • Kirsty Whapshare says:

    Peter was more than just a Client at Interior Savings and we all looked forward to seeing him in the branch usually wearing his captains hat. He was such a gentleman. I always enjoyed hearing his stories from the past. He will be missed by us all.

  • Julia says:

    I’ve met Peter 3 years before he passed away.Gentle,honest,hard working soul..I will remember his smiles,honesty and love of the Lord..I will miss him..

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