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Mr. Peter DeBurger

The DeBurger Family and the McKay Family announce the passing of their father Peter Lloyd DeBurger age 96.  He was born in Holland son of the late Peter & Marie DeBurger.  He was predeceased by two loving wives: Dorothy (Wilson) DeBurger in 1982 and Catherine (McKay) DeBurger in 2016. He is lovingly remembered by: DeBurger Family: Tom and Linda, grandchildren: Kevin (Erika), Chris; great granddaughter Brittany (Matt), great great granddaughter Addy and the McKay Family: Brian McKay (late Anne 2020), Robin and Maureen McKay; grandchildren: Kelly (Mark), Laura (Steve), Christopher (Shayna), Lisa (Chris); great grandchildren: Hannah, Ethan, Julia, Adam, Brendan, Rebecca, Adelyn, David, Iain, Olivia, Catherine (Kate).  Peter is survived by his brother Leo DeBurger (late Emily); predeceased by three sisters: Annie Rabideau (Clifford), Margaret Peterkin (Mickey), Alice Lauzon (Andre).  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  In one word, Peter was a “gentleman”.  His work defined who Peter was.  He was a hard working, dedicated man, who gave 110 % to every task.  Friends wishing to pay their respects to Peter are invited to call the funeral home in advance to reserve a time on Friday February 19th, 2021 with visiting from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, you must schedule your visitation time in advance.  All attendees as mandated by the Bereavement Authority of Ontario must wear a mask at all visitations and funerals.  The funeral service for Peter will be streamed live from the funeral home on Saturday February 20th, 2021, at 1 pm with Rev. Dr. Justin Comber officiating.  Arrangements entrusted to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710.  Interment Dresden Cemetery.  Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider Christ Church, Chatham, and the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation.  On-line condolences may be left at

Visitation: Please call the funeral home (519-352-2710) in advance to reserve a time on Friday February 19th, 2021 with visiting from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. 

Funeral Service: Will be streamed live on Saturday February 20th, 2021 at 1 pm with Rev. Dr. Justin Comber officiating.


Expressions of Sympathy: Christ Church, Chatham and Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation.

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