Pete Both
Pete Both

Obituary of Pete Both

November 11th, 1936 (Boskoop, Holland)

 March 29th, 2023 (Wiarton, Ontario)


BOTH, Pete at the age of 86 years, passed away peacefully from his earthly home into glory surrounded by the love of family, friends and caregivers. Forever loved by his Soulmate and best friend Eleanor (nee Ball) Both of 55 years. Loving father of Douglas Both, Dennis Both his wife Michelle Anderson, Derek Both and his wife Angela Wright. Cherished papa to Brennan Both (Rachel Blenkinsop), Dillon Both, Jenna Wright, Trenten Both (Emma Johnston), Hailey Both and Owen Both. Warmhearted great papa to Nicole Wright and Anna Wright. Fondly remembered by his brother Hank and Geraldine Both and sisters-in-law Mary Both, Gloria Ball and Ruby Connery and brother-in-law Mervin Ball, nieces, nephews and extended family in Holland. Predeceased by his brother Dick Both (2018), brother-in-law Irvin 'Gomer' Ball (2013), daughter-in-law Lois (Wilson) Both (2006) and his parents Dick Both (1993), Janna (Kasius) Both (1983) and Cor (Joosten) Both (1992).


A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, April 2nd, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church, 201 4th Avenue West, Owen Sound, Ontario with a reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall. Final Resting Place, Southampton Cemetery. 


The service will be livestreamed. Click here Celebration of Life - Pete Both  to view the service.


Arrangements entrusted to the DOWNS AND SON FUNERAL HOME, Hepworth. Expressions of remembrance to World Renew (Disaster Response Services), Timothy Christian School or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family through