Passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family, Peter(Junior)Wakeham, of Jerseyside, Placentia. Peter is predeceased by his infant brother, Ignatius, brothers Raymond (2015), Brendan (2016), sister, Margaret Ryan; his parents Peter and Mary Wakeham; mother-in-law Ethel Reading; brothers-in-law Edward Barry and John Santaniello, and nephew Christopher O'Reilly (2017). Leaving with fond and loving memories are his loving wife of 25 years, Kelly, his son,Taylor and his daughter, MacKenzie. Junior's godchild, Peter Willie Smith, will always cherish their time together. Peter's father-in-law, Bill Reading (Isabelle) also mourns the loss of such a wonderful son-in-law. Junior is survived by his siblings: Annie Santaniello, Anita (Bob), Marion Fougere (Terry), Theresa (Harry), Ignatius, Phyllis Smith (Edward), Sandra, Perpetua Barry, Dolorosa O'Reilly (Denis), Yvonne (Leonard), Gerard (Cathy) and his brothers-in-law, Gerard Ryan and Mark Reading (Kim). Uncle Junior will be sadly missed by a large circle of nieces and nephews who loved him dearly. He will also be missed by his dear friends Ray Portis, Glenn Neville, and his co-workers at Marine Atlantic who he referred to as his "Second Family". Visitation will take place at Coombs Funeral Home, Placentia on Friday September 15th from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00, and Saturday September 16th from 10:00 - 12:30. Funeral Mass to take place at Sacred Heart Church, Placentia on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. You are welcome to visit our online guestbook @www.coombsfuneralhome.ca
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