Peter Mearns (MCHS 1964) has passed away

Peter Mearns of Bolton Lock and Security Ltd. The photo is from an early blog post about the planning for the MCHS Sixties Reunion held on October 17, 2015 in Toronto. Jaan Pill photo

Peter Mearns (MCHS 1963), who lived in Bolton, Ontario, passed away on May 15, 2018. An obituary at the Egan Funeral Home can be accessed here.

Left to right: Scott Munro, Peter Mearns, Lynn (Hennebury) Legge, and Gina (Davis) Cayer. at this early point in the meeting, Peter and Lynn were focused on calculations related to the budget. After many calculations and comparing of notes, our budget person Lynn declared that we're "Good to go." Jaan pill photo

Left to right: Scott Munro, Peter Mearns, Lynn (Hennebury) Legge, and Gina (Davis) Cayer of the MCHS 2015 organizing committee. Early at an Oct. 7, 2015 meeting in Kitchener, Peter and Lynn were focused on calculations related to the budget. After many calculations and comparing of notes, our budget person Lynn declared that we’re “Good to go.” Jaan Pill photo

In a May 17, 2018 online condolence message, Scott Munro (MCHS 1963) wrote:

I vividly remember those days in seventh grade, when Jaan Pill and I would walk with Peter across the field that separated our neighbourhood from school, sharing our thoughts of the day. After too many years apart, Peter was once again with Jaan and I to arrange our recent high school reunion at the Old Mill, once again to share his thoughts and so to keep us on course. He will always reside in my fond memories of life, as he will in those of all who knew him. Too soon gone, but so well remembered.

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In a May 17, 2018 condolence message, Jaan Pill (MCHS 1963) wrote:

I remember Peter from the days when we were students at Malcolm Campbell High School (MCHS) in Montreal in the early 1960s. We kept in touch in the years that followed. Some years ago, when graduates of MCHS organized a Sixties Reunion, which was held in 2015 in Toronto, Peter was a key player on the organizing team. He knew so many people, from those years, and shared so many entertaining stories about them. He will be missed.

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In a May 17, 2018 condolence message, Harry Chan (MCHS 1965) wrote:

A lifelong friend for Carol, and for me since 1959. We were first introduced by Ruth Dods and played a game of checkers at Ralph & Ruth Dod’s house on Boulevard St-Germain in Montreal. Countless memories after that. Had been thinking about Peter and the Mearns family just before learning that he had “crossed the river.” He and his family were closely woven with many of us in Montreal. Distance did not loosen those ties… we have not forgotten. Condolences to Suzanne and the extended family.

“Blest be the tie that binds
our hearts in Christian love;
the fellowship of kindred minds
is like to that above.”

” When we are called to part,
it gives us inward pain;
but we shall still be joined in heart,
and hope to meet again. “

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