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Rev. Peter Downie


Rev. Peter Downie
At Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on June 19, 2016, Rev. Peter Downie, husband of the late Isabella S. (McDonald) Downie of Saint John NB. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, on August 17, 1926, he was a son of the late Peter and Mary (Paterson) Downie. A loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he is survived by his children: Margaret (Gordon) Warren of Hazelbrook PE, Elizabeth Kneabone of Blacks Harbour NB, Gavin (Lynn) Downie of Admore AB and Catriona (Stephen) Lee of Cold Lake AB; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Isabella.

Rev. Downie had once served in the British Army and recently celebrated over 50 years as a Baptist Minister. Having been relocated several times, he was active in churches in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. He truly loved people and enjoyed talking to whomever he met and lately Rev. Downie was often found enjoying the fellowship at Tim Hortons in the mall. In his quiet time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. Visitation will be held at the Calvary Atlantic Baptist Church, Blacks Harbour NB on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral will take place at the church on Friday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Calvin Hood and Rev. Grant Alcorn officiating, followed by the interment at the Pennfield Rural Cemetery. In Rev. Downie's memory, donations to the Calvary Atlantic Baptist Church or to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
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Service Date
Friday, June 24, 2016
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
Calvary Atlantic Baptist Church, Blacks Harbour NB

June 23, 2016
Visitation Time
2-4 and 7-9 pm
Visitation Location
Calvary Atlantic Baptist Church, Blacks Harbour NB

Burial Location
Pennfield Rural Cemetery, Pennfield NB

Requested Charity
Calvary Atlantic Baptist Church or NB Heart & Stroke Foundation