December 1, 1942 – January 24, 2022
Peter, (a.k.a. the Duke of Dundas) passed away recently with family by his side at St. Joseph’s Villa in Dundas, the town he loved. Peter was the loving husband of Gail (nee Smith), proud father of Camille, Darren (Heidi), Troy (Lonie), Corey Smith (Carolina) and David Smith (Laura), grandfather of Rachel, Nicole, Evelyn and Arthur, and great-grandfather of Serenity, brother of Robert (Ken), Larry (Vicki), Don (Paulette), and uncle to their children. He was born and worked in Hamilton at Stelco for most of his life and enjoyed darts, curling, baseball, golfing and playing poker with his poker buddies. Many thanks to the staff at St. Joseph’s Villa for Peter’s care. If you wish to make a donation in his memory, please consider St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation. Cremation has taken place.
Peter was a gentle man. Smiling and enjoying those around him. This may sound odd but he always smelled good 😊. So kind and will be missed by all his friends. So sorry for your loss.
So saddened to hear of Peter’s passing. I am a former curler in the Stelco Curling League. Peter was one of the nicest gentlemen that I have come across.
My thoughts are with his family today.
Gail, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family on the passing of Peter. He will be greatly missed.
Condolences to the family on Peter’s passing. He was a quiet man with an easy smile.
Condolences to your family, worked with Peter for years,curled,football,poker and had lots of fun and laughs. Good memories with a kind hearted sole. Rest In Peace Peter
Condolences to your family, you were always smiling, laughing and never in a bad mood, always a good story to tell on the bench or after the game! One of the Steeler’s all time 2nd basemen!!
rip Peter, you will be missed
Condolences to Peter’s family. I had the pleasure of working with Peter in the Stelco Plate Mill office. Outside of work during the 1970’s we played Sunday football games at Churchill Park and weekly hockey games at the Ancaster Triple Rinks. Peter was a true competitor. I have such good memories of those days that will always be with me. Rest in peace.
Very sorry to learn of Peter’s passing. Always enjoyed chatting with him, he was full of life and had a great sense of humour. Condolences to Gail and all the family…with a big hug,
My sincere condolences for your loss. Peter was a kind sweet gentleman and he will be missed by family and friends.
To Gail and your family I am so sorry for the loss of your husband and father and grandfather. My deepest sympathy to all of you.
My condolences to you Gail and Peter’s family. The Duke of Dundas will be missed. Peter was a kind and gentle man and loved everyone. I’m sure Dan was waiting for him with open arms. There will be poker tonite with Pete, Dan, Jason and a few of our other friends up there. It will be a table for six. Rest In Peace Duke.
Dear Gail and Family,
My prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. May your special memories comfort you.
Gail, my condolences on Peter’s passing. We had many fond memories playing baseball together for many years in the Stelco league.
When Peter and I first met here at St. Joseph.s Villa he wanted to organize a hockey team. Later when he had trouble speaking he was always giving me a hearty two thumbs up. He will be missed by all the gang on the fifth floor.
My Heart is broken for all of you. Peter was the kindest, gentlest Man He was always smiling and had time for anyone anytime. My Dad was waiting for and met him as soon as he could to hook up a poker game and of course darts. Dad loves Him and He considered Peter one of His Best Friend. He was a Brilliant Friend to me and my whole Family You’re all in Thoughts and Prayers
Our hearts are broken…we’ve shared a lot together and there aren’t enough words to say what your friendship has meant or how special you’ll always be to us.
Rest in peace Peter.
Our sincere condolences.Peter was one great guy who I met working at Stelco. I had the pleasure of playing fastball in the Stelco league for many years with Peter. Taken far to soon,rest in peace my friend. Bob and Madeline Toole
Condolences to the Britton family. Peter was an acquaintance at Stelco and a friend at curling. A very caring and gentle person. He will be missed by all that knew him.
Wishing you the comfort of cherished memories of Peter.
My sincere sympathy at this time of loss for Gail and her family.
Condolences to the Britton family. Peter was one of the nicest guys I ever met. Had many fun times curling together. Lot’s of great memories. Will miss you my friend.
Peter, you were always the brother I never had and I loved as such. Remember, we used to sit on the veranda on Queenston Road and watch the airplanes coming in and out at the old airport. Was always thankful to you for bringing Grant and I from Guelph down to Hamilton on your mother’s last Christmas.
Many condolences to you Gail and all of your family. Peter was my close friend for over 40 years, through Stelco fastball and curling and in recent times, daily coffee and muffins at Timmies. Peter will be sorely missed
Sincere condolences to Gail and the family. I worked with Peter at Stelco when he was at Lake Erie in the Hot Rolled Sales Department. He was such a pleasant and friendly person, a real pleasure to work with. He was so patient and liked a good laugh. Lots of good memories. Rest in peace, Peter.
Our condolences Gail to you and the Family. Peter always came over to talk to the Ladies in the stands…..Cheerleaders… at the Stelco League baseball games. Fun memories at the Team parties. He will be dearly missed. ❤️
We were saddened to hear of Peter’s passing. Condolences from the Fama family-Frank, Joan, Mark and his family,Mike and Brett.