Tomeljak, Peter

January 1928 - July 2022
He made people smile. Peacefully and surrounded by his family, Peter Tomeljak, passed away on July 6th at the age of 94 and half years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Santina, of 62 years; children Linda Rider, son in law Tim, Anita Rosborough, fiance Ken, Carol Coe and son in law Gary; brother Mirko; grandchildren Jordan, Drew, Connor, Melissa, Matthew, Jessica, Sarah and Ryan; great grandchildren Abbi and Riley. He will be dearly missed by brother in laws Milan & Jordan, sister-in-law Lenka and many other family and friends. Peter was predeceased by siblings Manda, Josip, Ivan, Jure, Iva and Mara. Peter was born in Croatia, son of Ante and Jela and the eldest of 8 children. He was the only sibling to leave Croatia, via Austria and England, to settle in Canada in 1951. He met the love of his life and best friend, Santina and they would marry in 1960. Peter was a devoted husband and father as well as an active member of St. Bernadette’s Church and his Croatian club. Peter was a man of many passions including bocce ball, gardening, driving his car & company van, playing cards, chess, picnicing, traveling and was a BIG Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Family and friends always saw Peter with a smile on his face, ready to lend a helping hand whenever needed. Peter loved his 37 years he spent working at Chrysler, where he was able to leave a lasting impression on anyone he worked with. Peter never let the bond of family slide. Dad will be deeply missed, and Heaven has gained another Angel.
Visitation will be held at Accettone Funeral Home on July 27th from 1pm - 3pm and 6pm - 8pm, 384 Finley Ave, Ajax. Funeral mass to be held on July 28th at 10am, St. Bernadette's Church 21 Bayly St. E, Ajax.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Bernadette's Church St. Bernadette's Church or Alzheimer Society of Durham Region Alzheimer Society of Durham Region.

Messages of Condolence

Our deepest condolences to the family. We will miss his warm smile in the neighborhood. Dan and Anna Brown


Anna Brown
Ajax
August 02, 2022
Carol, I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.


Beth Morrison
Courtice
July 30, 2022
For Peter and Family: We ae so deeply saddened by the new of Peters passing. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this very ...
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Mary-Nancy Radovic
Oshawa
July 26, 2022
Condolences to all of you. You are all in our thoughts. Peter was such an amazing patriarch of your family!! We will miss him! Xo


Kristen
Whitby
July 20, 2022
Stric Pete was such an amazing, caring and kind family man. May you find comfort in all the incredible years of memories you have of him -...
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Claudia and Rolf Fischer, Ivka Sincic and Dennis Sincic
Aurora
July 20, 2022
Anita and family, My sincere condolences for the passing of your dad. I only met him once but you can tell from his pictures he was a ge...
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Leanne Whiteman
Oshawa
July 20, 2022
Carol and Linda, I'm so sorry for your loss. Sending my deepest sympathies to you and your families.


Patty Mitchell
Pickering
July 19, 2022
Sending condolences your way. I can hear your father's voice as he always gave good advice when you lived next door to us. So sorry for y...
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Heidi & Ron Parfitt
Whitby, ON
July 19, 2022
Linda and Carol, so sorry for your family's loss. Sending hugs.


Marion Fruhner
Courtice
July 19, 2022
Our heartfelt condolences to your family. We only met a few years ago but it was always a pleasure to be in his company.


Lise and Robin Fullard
Ajax
July 19, 2022
My deepest condolences to the family


Alex Richard
Oshawa
July 19, 2022
My deepest condolences to the family. Peter was such a kind, gentle soul. He was always smiling and always so very welcoming . He made ...
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Janis Waters
Sutton On.
July 19, 2022

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