Peter Laverne Cantelon
We regret to advise of the death of Peter Laverne Cantelon of Meeting Creek AB, peacefully on 29 May 2019 at the age of 85 years.
Peter was born in a three-room shack near Meeting Creek AB on what is now location of the Cantelon family farm. He left home to join the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1954 when he joined the Regular Officer Training Program and obtained his degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta. He retired from the Canadian Forces in 1961 and worked for a construction company for a few years before deciding to return to the University of Alberta to obtain a degree in Education.
Peter owned a construction company for a few years but the highlight of his career was teaching Engineering Design and Drafting Technology at NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) for 25 years. He was an active member in the Baptist Church.
Peter’s funeral will be held at Evangelical Free Church, Meeting Creek AB at 11:00 am on 18 June 2019. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Canadian Cancer Society in Peter’s name: Canadian Cancer Society, Edmonton and District (201, 9452- 51 Avenue, Edmonton AB T6E 5A6). Online condolences can be sent to the funeral home.