Captain Pieter Karl Zuber – 22 Jul 1938 ~ 17 Nov 2022
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Pieter Karl Zuber peacefully at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre on November 17, 2022. Pieter served with Canadian Army Signalman rank with theatres of service in Canada and the Middle East (1957-1960) where received medals of commendation. Upon his return to Canada, he utilized his skills learned in the army to become a long-haul truck driver and then a ready-mix/concrete driver for McCords.
In 1962 he decided to embark on a new career with the Toronto Fire Department. Peter was a dedicated firefighter for over 35 years. He began his career on the 12th of October 1962 and retired as a Captain on the 14th of June 1997, to enjoy cottage life in Katrine, Ontario.
He is now reunited with his beloved wife Lynn (Jones) and is survived by his daughters Sherie (Roy), Katherine, and Michelle (Donald). He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Kaytlynn (Kyle), Shayne (Kelsey), Matthew (Tyla), Kyleah, and Tyler, and his great-grandchildren Maddyx and Tucker.
Funeral Service Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 11 am, Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Toronto, ON. Reception Saturday, December 3, 2022, from 1-4 pm The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #11, 9 Dawes Road, Toronto, ON. (https://rcl11.com/)
The family would like to thank the staff at the Sunnybrook Veteran’s Centre for their compassionate, skilled care and loving support. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sunnybrook Foundation (Veteran’s Comfort Fund) 2075 Bayview Ave., Suite KGW-01, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5 416-480-4483, www.sunnybrook.ca/foundation.
To share a memory with the Zuber family, please visit www.jerrettfuneralhome.com He was also a proud member of the Toronto Fire Fighters’ War Veterans Association and will be missed.
Sincerest Condolences from all our Retiree Groups go out to the Family and Friends.
In Solidarity, Retired Toronto Fire Fighters Association I.A.F.F. Local 3888