Peter Kornelis Afman, a resident of Aylmer, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at his home at the age of 73. He will be forever cherished as the beloved husband of Mary Afman (nee Cummings), and loving father of Shannon Thompson, Megan Afman, and Miranda Johnson. Peter’s presence will be greatly missed by his amazing grandchildren, Jack and Reed Thompson, and Audrey Johnson. He is survived by his sister, Edna Prins, and his brothers, Theo Afman and Annie Vandenboogaard, as well as his late siblings, Bonnie Ostrander and Ada Stevens.

Peter was born in Baflo, The Netherlands, on October 13, 1950, to his parents Ben and Tina Afman, who preceded him in death. He was a dedicated member of St. Paul’s United Church and St. David’s Masonic Lodge #302 Port Stanley. Throughout his working years, Peter drove transport for Auto Haulaway, and later worked for Antonissen Trucking during his retirement. A true adventurer at heart, Peter had a passion for camping, tractor pulling, and going on cruises.

Cremation has been performed, and a celebration of Peter’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to St. Paul’s United Church in memory of Peter Afman. Memories and condolences can be shared at

Rest in peace, Peter Afman, as your memory lives on in the hearts of your loved ones and all who had the pleasure of knowing you.

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