In Memory of



Obituary for Mr. Peter Behman

September 28, 1931 – July 14, 2023

Mr. Peter Behman, age 91, passed away peacefully in Hogarth Riverview Manor on Friday, July 14, 2023 with his family by his side. Peter was born in Fort William on September 28, 1931 to Phillip and Rose Behman. He had 6 siblings: Jean, Paul, Julia, Vicki, Harry and Robert.

Peter was educated locally and worked at Great Lakes Forest Products until his retirement. He married Pearl Smith and together they had 5 children. Peter enjoyed biking, walking, singing with the Interlink Choir and going for coffee with friends.

He is survived by children and grandchildren, Carole & Vic Summerfeldt of Victoria (Skye, Nathan, Kieran), Lily & Gord Esau (Neal, Mark), Elaina Withenshaw (Julia, Thomas), and Martin of Calgary, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, especially Bill Seitz who Peter considered a good friend.

Peter was predeceased by brother Paul & Naomi Behman, sisters Vicki Ibey and Julia Littleford. Also predeceased by his wife Pearl, son David and son-in-law Glenn.

Funeral services for the late Peter Behman will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at 11:00am in the WESTFORT CHAPEL, 420 West Gore Street at James with Father Marco officiating. Cremation has taken place and a private interment will be held at a later date.

Should friends so desire, donations made in memory of Peter to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.