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Peter Barr

March 26, 1950 — May 30, 2021

Burk's Falls

PETER BARR
Of Burk’s Falls

Peacefully at Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville on Sunday May 30, 2021.  Peter Barr, beloved partner of Jeannette Dunker for 40 years, was in his 72nd year.
Dear son of the late Morry Barr (Judy) and the late Phyllis Colloton.
Peter will be fondly remembered by everyone who knew him. He was the Publisher of the Almaguin News from 1989 to 2012, a passionate sports card, music, movie and record collector, a member of the Agricultural Society, the secretary/treasurer of Bowl Northern Ontario and also part owner of a bowling lane in Azilda, Ontario.
The family will receive visitors at the Opatovsky Funeral Home-Dempster Chapel, 210 Ontario Street in Burk’s Falls on Sunday June 6 from 1 to 4p.m.*
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private family service to celebrate Peter’s life will be conducted in the chapel commencing at 1:00 p.m.  on Monday, June 7, 2021 with Doreen Mason DLM officiating.  For those wishing to attend virtually, a Zoom link will be available by emailing a request to dempster@opatovskyfuneralhome.com by 12pm Friday June 4, 2021.
If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial  donations to the Algonquin Grace Hospice or the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

*PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required to attend the visitation. To register please RSVP on the obituary page at www.opatovksyfuneralhome.com or call the funeral home at 705-382-3222.  Please note: as per the directive of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario attendance numbers will be restricted (10). COVID-19 protocols are in place and masks are mandatory.

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Sunday, June 6, 2021

1:00 - 1:20 pm (Eastern time)

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210 Ontario St, Burk's Falls, ON P0A 1C0

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Sunday, June 6, 2021

1:35 - 1:55 pm (Eastern time)

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Sunday, June 6, 2021

2:10 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Sunday, June 6, 2021

2:45 - 3:05 pm (Eastern time)

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Sunday, June 6, 2021

3:20 - 3:40 pm (Eastern time)

Opatovsky Funeral Home - Dempster Chapel

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