In Loving Memory Of
Pierre Peter Allain
1946 ~ 2024

Dieppe, NB – Peter Allain, 77, passed away peacefully at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre in Moncton on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024.

Born in Arichat, NS, he was the son of the late Emile Allain and the late Florence (Dumont) Allain.

Peter was always proud of being a Firefighter, having had a rewarding career of 37 years.

1965-Canadian Armed Forces: five years Firefighter and Crash Crew Specialist.

1970- Gloucester Fire Department: Firefighter to Lieutenant Inspector, Chief Inspector, Deputy Fire Chief, and Acting Fire Chief.

2001- City of Ottawa Fire Services: Deputy Fire Chief Prevention / Education.

He retired in 2002.

After retirement, Peter was happiest with Edwina, especially early morning on the golf course.

Gone but never forgotten, you will live on in our hearts.

He will be sadly missed by Edwina Allain his loving wife, soulmate, and best friend of 55 years; his three sisters: Raymonde Belair (Claude) of Dieppe, Sylvia Allain (late Grant Van Vliet) of Montreal, and Jocelyne Carroll (late Walter) of Hawkesbury, ON; his brother-in-law, Charles Byron Long (Frances) of Brockville, ON; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his four brothers: Jean, Edouard, Paul, and Gerard; and by his sister, Yolande.

In respect to Peter’s wishes, there will be no visitation and funeral service.

A heartful thank you to the amazing staff on 4F for his excellent care.

The family invites you to sign a book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.

Arrangements under the professional care of

Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center

363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB, E1A 1G1.

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20 comments

  1. Mes sincères sympathies Mes pensées et prières sont avec toutes la famille. Josie Babin et Gisèle Breau🙏🙏🙏🙏

  2. Our deepest sympathies to you Edwina.Peter will surely be missed.Our thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow.

  3. It is with heavy heart that I express my deepest and heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your Peter, your soulmate and your lifetime partner Edwina. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Fond memories of him will always be in your heart and I am certain will help get you through your difficult times.
    Rest in peace little brother!
    Jocelyne

  4. Our deepest sympathy and condolences on behalf of the Association and its members. In memory of Peter, a donation has been made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada.

  5. Mes sinceres sympathies a toute la famille Allain pour la perte de Pierre. Bon courage!

  6. My Deepest sympathies Edwina. Peter and myself were Hired the same day on Gloucester Fire Dept. June 16, 1970.

  7. Edwina; Please accept my deepest condolences on the death of Peter whom I knew for years leading up to our Cities amalgamation. I found Peter to be a very dedicated member of Gloucester and then the Ottawa Fire Serrvices and he was deeply missed after his retirement. May he Rest in Peace.

  8. I would like to express our heartfelt condolences to Peter’s wife Edwina and his family. Peter was a close friend and colleague on both the Gloucester & Ottawa Fire Departments. Peter will be remembered as one who always took his job seriously, and acted with integrity and the highest level of professionalism in every role he played in the Fire Service. He expected a lot from those under his charge, and led by example at every turn. Consequently, he earned the respect and admiration of everyone that worked with, and around him. At a personal level, he was highly intelligent, sharp witted with a wonderful sense of humour. Peter was fun to be around in any situation. If you were drawn into a debate with him, he would often get you with his trademark humorous response (he would refer to those as his zingers), which resulted in deep laughter from all within earshot. To those who knew him well, the most important thing in his life by far was his wife Edwina. He often spoke of how special Edwina was, and marveled at all the things she could do … including beating Peter at golf. Peter will never be forgotten, and our thoughts will always be with Edwina and family.

  9. My deepest sympathy to the family , retried firefighter Earl Robinson , It’s always a sad day when when of our fellow brothers pass on. Ottawa

  10. Sincere condolences Edwina on the passing of your husband Peter from the pro shop staff of Pineview, Tim and Cheryl Cole

  11. Our deepest condolences to Edwina from Tim and Cheryl Cole,plus all the past Pro Shop Staff of the Pine View Municipal Golf Club in Ottawa.

  12. Edwina and the Allain family
    Our deepest and heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.
    Your neighbour;
    Simone and Rhéal

  13. Edwina and Alain family
    Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you in this difficult time .
    Your neighbours.
    Simone and Rhéal

  14. My deepest condolences. Pete was very well liked man.
    From a Gloucester firefighter.
    Ray Backs

  15. Our deepest heartfelt condolences Edwina. Peter was an amazing person and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Your neighbour Louise and Don

  16. On behalf of Ottawa Fire Services our deepest sympathies to Edwina and the Alain family.

  17. The Canadian Military Engineers extend to you and your family our deepest sympathies in your time of sorrow with the passing of Firefighter Peter Allain.

    Major General D. Benjamin, CMM, CD (Retired)
    Colonel Commandant of the Canadian Military Engineers
    https://cmea-agmc.ca/cme-family-last-post

  18. Dear Aunt Edwina, I’m not sure there are any right words to say that help heal the feeling of grief or an empty place in your heart, but it does get a bit easier in time. Uncle Peter was funny, smart and always a favorite of mine! Great storyteller! He adored you and I’m sure he’ll miss you just as much! You’re in my prayers, xo.
    Andrea

  19. To my dear Aunt Edwina, we send our heartfelt condolences. Peter was one of the sweetest and funniest people on this earth. Mum always spoke of him with a smile. Please take care and hope to see you soon.

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