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Alfred Gunther

Alfred Gunther

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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Obituary for Alfred Gunther

GUNTHER, Alfred Hans – Died peacefully in Peterborough at the age of 91. Born in Berlin, Alfred immigrated to Canada to work as a tool and die maker for General Motors. Alfred had a deep appreciation for the Canadian wilderness and spent many years camping in Algonquin park. He was a masterful carver and wood worker, creating unique wooden carvings, furniture and building a home in Valentia, where he met the love of his life, Barbara. He is survived by his wife, Barbara of Lindsay, son Robert of London, daughters Sharon Robbins of Lindsay and Noreen Goodliff of Trent Lakes, grandchildren Milo, Neva and Willa Gunther of London, Sean Kelly of Halifax, Jessica Kelly of Baileboro, Ian Robbins of Peterborough, Matthew Robbins of Lindsay and Nathan Robbins of Montreal. Predeceased by his daughter Jennifer Gunther. If desired, memorial donations to the CNIB would be appreciated and may be made through Mackey Funeral Home or online at www.mackeys.ca

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MaryLou Tompkins

Dear Sharon, Ian, Matt and Nathan... I am sorry to read of the passing of your Father and Grandfather. I’m sure you have wonderful carvings to bring joy and fond remembrances of a very special person to you.
Comment | Posted at 10:53pm via Condolence

MaryLou Tompkins

Sorry I missed including Mark in my above comment. It sure sounds like your father sure was a special man and so talented/skilled❣️
Posted at 10:03pm

Sharon and Mark Robbins

Alfred will be missed by Mark and Sharon and the boys; Ian, Matty and Nathan.
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