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Tuesday March 05, 2019

WINGFIELD, William “Peter” – with profound sadness we announce the passing of Pete after a lengthy battle with cancer.  He was the beloved husband and best friend of 47 years to Carole Wingfield (nee Smith).  Cherished father of Christopher (Olivia) Wingfield of Chamby, Switzerland and Stacey (Shane) Stuart of Berlin, Germany;  dear Bapa of grandchildren William and Oriana, Willow, Maya, Brynn and Kian.  Peter was predeceased by his mother Dorothy (nee Hoover) and father Bill Wingfield, sister and brother-in-law Ann and John Rowbottom, brother and sister-in-law Steve and Lois Wingfield.  Pete will be greatly missed by his little sisters, Jane White of Simcoe and Kelly (Ron) McEachen of Parkhill along with his special brother and sister-in-law Stephen and Terri Smith of Ayr.  Peter’s greatest love and lifes passion was teaching.  He began his career in 1964 and taught at various elementary and secondary schools including Delhi District Secondary School and Port Dover Composite School.  Peter’s professional and caring leadership along with his selfless love of his students and schools, touched many lives.  Peter was an active coach of many sports; including basketball, volleyball and track & field.  He was a member of the Simcoe Curling Club, Norfolk Golf and Country Club and the Lynn Meadows Golf Club.  Peter was an accomplished artist whose humour, love of travel and life will leave an indelible mark.  Friends are invited to share their memories of Peter with his family at the JASON SMITH FUNERAL CHAPEL, 689 Norfolk St. North, Simcoe on Friday, June 21st, 2019.  A memorial service will be held in chapel at 1:30 p.m. with Chuck McDougall officiating.  A celebration of life will follow the service at the Simcoe Curling Club, 172 South Drive, Simcoe.  Those wishing to donate in memory of Peter are asked to consider the Wheels of Hope or the Cancer Support & Resource Program.  Personal online condolences at  (519) 426-0199

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