ATKINSON, Peter William Atkinson - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on January 20, 2023 at the age of 68.
He was the beloved husband of Yvonne for 20 years and a loving father to Mandy Inkster (Regan), Shawn Maschke (Angela), Kathryn Atkinson (Braden), and Rudy Weinberger (Steffany).
He was a cherished Grandad to seven grandchildren: Elliott, Sloan, Emily, Benjamin, Hawkins, Oakley, and Kayla.
Peter is predeceased by his parents, Alan and Geraldine Atkinson, and his sister, Susan Atkinson.
Pete’s career with General Motors spanned 35 years, and he was a proud graduate of General Motors Institute (GMI), class of ‘78.
He was a skilled sailor, achieving a Master Captain’s license in the British Virgin Islands in 2018. Petey-Pie, as he was affectionately referred to by his loved ones, enjoyed reading, skiing, playing tennis, and adopting new technologies over his lifetime.
He was also known to be a purveyor of dry humour and a history buff. He will be deeply missed.
Arrangements with the Morris Funeral Chapel, Bowmanville, Ontario.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Feed the Need Durham or Lakeridge Health Foundation - Cancer Care.