McBain, Peter Linton

McBain, Peter Linton

February 21st, 2021

March 25th, 1952 – February 21st, 2021

Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Peter Linton McBain passed away in his 69th year, following a courageous battle with lung cancer.  Beloved husband of 45 years to Donna.  Dearly loved father to his two daughters - Jennifer (Carm) and Kathryn (Dustin).  Loving grandfather to his five grandsons - Owen, Adrian, Noah, Ethan and baby G (due in April).  Cherished brother of Linda and Paul. He will be fondly remembered by family, including sister-in-law Judi, brother-in-law Bob, sister-in-law Rosemary and many nieces, nephews and their families. Peter was predeceased by his parents Marguerite and Grant McBain, his brother David and his brother-in-law David Jay. He will be missed by his many work colleagues from his lengthy career in Human Resources, his friends on the golf course and his furry best friend Max.  Peter was an avid and loyal Western Football Fan and Alumnus of the University. He rarely missed a game and the parking lot tailgating community will surely feel his absence this upcoming season. #uwonotwu 

As per Peter’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date (due to current Covid restrictions). 

Donna, Jen and Kate would like to extend a special thank-you to Tony from ParaMed and the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice, especially nurses Carlie, Fiona and Hope, for going above and beyond in caring for Peter and their family. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice of London or the Humane Society London & Middlesex would be greatly appreciated by the family.   

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Rob & Laurie JozwiakOur thoughts and prayers go out to Donna, Jen and Kate. Peter was a great person and a great guy to work with, he always tried to see the good in people. He helped us during our transition to London from Kentucky and made it easier to adjust to the Canadian culture. He will definitely be missed by many, God Bless. Rob and Laurie Jozwiak
Carol and Lorne ChildsSo sorry to hear of the loss of Peter.....he was so young.. Our thoughts are with you and all your family members at this difficult time. Carol and Lorne
Norma SinclairMy deepest condolences to the family! May he RIP
Ken and Deb PustaiWe are very saddened to hear about Peter. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Donna, Jennifer , Kate and all family members during this difficult time. During our time in London , we knew Peter as a trusted co-worker , the captain of night time ball hockey games at Sunshine Gardens, the instigator of Western football trips , a champion of 'name that tune' , and a good friend. Ken and Deb
Mike & Adele ChuteDear Donna, Jenn and Kate: We are shocked and saddened to learn of Peter's passing. I first met Peter way back in 1976 when we were both beginning our careers at Ford Motor. For the next 15 years he was a trusted workmate, my boss for a few years and most of all a valued friend. We look back with fondness at the times we spent with you and Peter and your family. Unfortunately we drifted apart over the years and regrettably I have not seen Peter for several years. I have many fond and lasting memories of our time together as workmates and of our shared love of sports...especially the Cincinnati Reds. Our thoughts are with you , Jenn, Kate and the entire McBain family in your time of sorrow Mike & Adele.
Barb LorentzDear Donna, I am so sorry to hear of Peter's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts at this very sad time. You are surrounded by much love. Barb and Mike Lorentz
Trudy BainDear Donna, Kate and Jen, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your husband/dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely Trudy
The Petit FamilyWe are so sorry for your loss...Peter was a friend and colleague at London Life and was highly respected by everyone. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal but love leaves warm loving memories no one can steal ❤️
Karen LucasMy sincere condolences to you Donna, Kate and Dustin and family. I hope you can find peace some day in the many memories you will cherish. Karen
fred rawlingsDonna and Family So sorry to hear this sad news, Peter was such a great person, kind and funny. He would take me out every sunday for a driving lesson and then we would go to work at Dean's Store. My thoughts are with you. Fred
Peter & Sandra KleinstiverOur sincere condolences to you Donna and to your family. Our thoughts are with you during this sad time.
Perry HartinRip Peter my condolences to the family may God grant you all peace
Joanne & Kevin Donna, Jen and Kate. Our heart goes out to you during this difficult time. May Peter rest in peace after his courageous battle. He was such a great man and his presence will be missed by all who knew him. I know he is gone but he will be in your heart and memories forever. Big virtual hug to all of you 💗
Garry LapenskieI have never met th grieving family but I appreciate you from the pride and the comments that Peter shared over the years on the golf course. You, The University of Western Ontario and the Minnesota Vikings were a source of pride and emotion. Your loss is shared by many others
Gord & Vicki DrimmieSo sorry to hear of Peter's passing. A really great guy gone too soon. As a long-time work associate of Peter's, I always appreciated his friendship and informed discussion. I looked forward to frequent chats after the dust settled on those many long workdays. It was always enjoyable. R.I.P Peter..........
George Feica Sorry to hear about Peters passing, Peter was our HR rep when I was at Accuride. He was a great guy, always fair when he dealt with the plant problems, I retired while he was still employed there. He will be missed by many. RIP Peter
Nancy & Rob CordellOur sincere condolences to you & your family as you grieve the loss of your husband, dad and grandfather. May you know and feel the kindness & love of those who care about you and may the wonderful memories somehow help you face each new tomorrow. Hugs Nancy & Rob Cordell
Andrew JohnstonDonna and Family. My deepest condolences on Peter's passing and our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time. I was fortunate enough to work closely with Peter at Accuride for a number of years, play golf with Peter, enjoy his sense of humor and learn from his amazing experiences which he shared generously. He will certainly be missed. Sincerely, Andrew.
Judy & Peter EatonDear Donna & family. We are shocked & saddened to hear of Peter’s passing. We remembered such a kind & compassionate man with a great sense of humor. Such fond memories of our early St.Thomas days together. Please know we will be thinking of you often in the coming days. Our love & prayers to you & all your family. Judy & Peter
Heather HinkDonna and family, Sending my thoughts and love your way during this sad time. Take care of yourselves. Heather
Barbara & Andrea TaylorDonna, Jen, Kate, and family. We were so sorry to hear about Peter's passing. Please know that you have our deepest condolences and that you are in our thoughts.
Jeremy SchwartzWhen I first started advising Peter years ago as HR-counsel to Accuride, I was just a young associate at our firm. I may have been the lawyer in the room, but Peter was always generous with his wealth of HR experience. Always a consummate professional, his honest, practical and fair-minded approach made it a pleasure to work with him. He even managed to find a way complement something about my golf game = which is no easy feat. Peter was a trusted colleague and valued friend. Sincerest condolences to Donna and Peter's large and growing family.
Norton and Maureen CampbellDear Donna, we were so sorry to hear of Peter's death, our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Peter is remembered as a dedicated employee and a terrific asset to the human resource profession.
Mary BlairTo The Family of Peter Though there is little we can do to ease your grief, we, the Accuride Supply Chain Team, express our deepest sympathy. Peter was wonderful to work with and we always appreciated his support. We always admired his work ethic and integrity. He will be greatly missed by the Accuride associates.
Becky KingshottDonna and family So sorry to hear of Peter's passing Sincere condolences at this difficult time Take care Becky (cousin)
Gerrie Evans (Stephenson)So sad to read of Peter’s passing. I had the privilege of having him in my Gr 4 class at Elgin Court School. Peter was one of those kids a teacher never forgets. A total delight and wise beyond his years. My very deepest sympathies!
Jeff MacounDonna and family.Marjie and I wanted to pass on our sincere condolences to all of your family . As you know i worked with Peter at London Life and enjoyed every single minute with him and he indeed helped me on numerous occasions. I can see his big smile right now. Marjie and I have you in our prayers. Jeff
William da SilvaI have had the great pleasure of knowing Peter through the work I did for him at Accuride over the years. As good as a business partner as he was, he was a even greater friend. I will be forever grateful for all that I learnt from Peter. I will miss him. My sincerest condolences to his family.
Mike and Barb AbelWe are so sorry to learn of Peter’s passing, Donna. We are thinking of you and the family as you mourn the life of a very special husband, father and grandfather.
Erin Gorman and Andrew BishopDonna, we were so sorry to learn of Peter's passing. Please know we are thinking of you and your entire family and extend our deepest condolences. Erin, Andrew, Will, Grant and Claire
J. StinchcombeDonna; Monica and I extend our heartfelt condolences to you and your entire family. Having worked with Peter these past many years directly I can say he was an impressive and consummate professional. However, his personal touch was always at the fore. I will miss the tailgating with him at Homecoming and watching how he advertised with pride his license plate uwonotwu with that wry smile. J&M
Bill & Sue GaskellDonna, Jen, and Katie. So sorry to hear of the passing of your husband/dad. May you find peace and happiness in the memories that you shared together. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Bill & Sue
Henriques Family We wish you peace during this difficult time. We are sending lots of love and strength to you all xo
Brenda and Barry SmallDear Kate, We were so sorry to learn about your Dad's passing. We send our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this time of loss and sorrow. As your heart heals, Kate, may you lovingly reflect on all the special times shared with your Dad. Brenda & Barry
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