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PETRIE, Ambrose Rupert Petrie  - 
May 23, 1939 - May 30, 2023


It is with immense sorrow we announce the passing of Ambrose “Ammie” Rupert Petrie age 84, of Ajax, Ontario, on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 7:43 am.


He passed away peacefully, at home, surrounded by his family.

Ammie was predeceased by his parents Lawrence & Geneva Petrie (nee Dixon), in-laws James & Thelma Donovan (nee Cook), and his brother-in-law David Donovan, and son-in-law Russell Wilby.

He is already missed by his loving wife Phrona Mary Petrie and children Juanita Wheeler (Irvin), Dale Wilby, Della Mantle (Chris Dalley), April Petrie, Timothy Petrie and Kevin Petrie. His sister Audrey Briand (Patrick) and brother-in-law Kevin Donovan (Danietta).

Ammie will never be forgotten by his grandchildren Suzanne Sutherland (Murney Green), Darren Mantle (Jaiden Markham), Leanne Boulton (Chris Kidder), Jesse Wheeler, Jeffrey Wilby (Kaitlyn Novotny), Alex Mantle (Laurine), Cody Wheeler (Natalie), Joshua Masterson (Naomi), Chantel (Tyson Hawkins) and great-grandchildren Braedyn Sutherland, Claire Boulton, Gavin Boulton, Audrey Green and Oliver Mantle.

He is fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, co-workers, Doctors, and Community Care Givers.

A celebration will be held Thursday, June 8, 2023 at Ajax Community Centre (HMS Community Hall), 75 Centennial Road, in Ajax from 3 – 6 p.m.

Donations can be made to the PKD Foundation of Canada or the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Acknowledgement may be sent to Phrona Petrie at, 15 Lawrie Road, Ajax, ON, L1S 3A1. Flowers may be sent to the address above, or you can have them sent to the Ajax Community Centre, HMS Community Hall on the day of the celebration no earlier than 2:30 p.m