Peter "Pete" Doling

Obituary of Peter "Pete" A. Doling

With ink and time, Peter "Pete" Allan Doling penned his life's story, a narrative that drew to a close on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at Humber River Hospital. Aged 94, he leaves behind a tale rich in love, family, and cherished memories.

Peter is survived by his son, Peter Jr., his daughter, Susan Lackie, and his son-in-law, Scott Lackie. He held a special place in the hearts of his grandchildren, Gillian, and Brett, who affectionately knew him as "Opie Dad."

Peter was predeceased by his wife, Elly Doling affectionately known as his “Honey”, his parents, Alfred J. Doling and Lena V. Doling, as well as his sisters, Joyce Doling and Maisie Mellon, and brothers, Jackie Doling, A.W. Doling, and Ralph Doling. He is also fondly remembered by numerous nieces, nephews, and a wide circle of friends who will miss him dearly.

The family will receive guests starting at 12 noon on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at Zephyr United Church, 12990 Durham Road 39. A "Celebration of Life" will commence at 1 p.m. Then, following the service, a social time will be hosted in the Zephyr United Church Hall attached.

Interment at Zephyr Zion Cemetery will take place at a later date.

In Peter's memory, the family kindly requests that donations be made to one of the following organizations: Zephyr United Church, Southlake Regional Health Centre - Cardiac Unit, Heart & Stroke Foundation, your local Humane Society or Animal Rescue, or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Skwarchuk Funeral Home. For further information, please contact 1-800-209-4803 or visit