January 27, 1926- Frimley Green, Surrey, England
October 7, 2013 – Calgary, AB
It is with sadness the family announces Peter Benstead passed away at the age of 87 years.
Peter was predeceased by his loving wife, Jean Benstead and his parents Douglas and Florance Benstead.
Peter will be fondly remembered by his daughter and three sons; Jane and her husband Bernie Plett, Paul, Tim and his wife Sarah Shea, Grant and his wife Carol Benstead. Peter was also blessed to have ten grandchildren; Tony (Cara), Gillian (Aaron), Andrew, Chris (Julie), Faith, Peter (Sarah), Ted, Caroline, Scott, Bradley and eight great grandchildren; Avrie, Judah, Jayna, Payton, Landon, Abbigail, Ayden and Dominick.
He was also predeceased by his dear friend and companion, Enid Clauson who spent many delightful winters together with him in Palm Springs, CA.
A Celebration of Life will be held St. Mark and St. Phillips Anglican Church (1802 – 33 Avenue S.W.) on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. www.ab.lung.ca.
In living memory of Peter Benstead, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences