Kors Pater

PATER, KORS

3:57 PM (55 minutes ago)

With heavy hearts, the family of Kors Pater announce his peaceful passing at Niagara Health-St. Catharines Site on April 26, 2024 at the age of 76 with family by his side from complications of ALS. He was born April 1, 1948 in Maarsbergen (Marne) Holland to his parents Kors and Catharina Pater, both deceased. He came to Canada as a young boy, with his parents and siblings, landing at Pier 21 In Nova Scotia. The family eventually made their way to St. Catharines-making it home.
He started his working career at Dominion Food Stores as a grocery clerk and worked for many years for. A&P/Metro as a produce /grocery clerk and eventually became an assistant store manager. He made several friends throughout those years and continued to keep in touch with many of them over the years.
Kors enjoyed Southern Gospel and country music especially The Statler Brothers and The Gaithers. He enjoyed fishing, gardening , tending to his yard and his fur babies (Tippy, Amber, Nicki and Chelsea). He was an avid hockey and baseball fan especially the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Blue Jays. He leaves behind his loving wife of 53 years, Anne and he will be dearly missed by his children Kors Jr (Heather) Pater, Lori (Ben) Vanderwerf and Jeremy Pater. 10 grandchildren-Kwynn, Aiden(Piper), Jakob, Matthew, Kayla, Abby(Auggie), Grayce, Kaden, Tyler and Zachariah. He will be missed by his sisters Klazina(Dick), Clara(Al), Elizabeth(David) as well as many nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by extended family and many friends, especially his neighbours on Else Street who became like family to him. Kors and Anne attended Bethel Baptist and Calvary Church for many years. His faith sustained him throughout the years and in one of his final moments told the nursing staff “I have an appointment with the man upstairs”. He had a quick wit and a quirky sense of humour.
Family will receive friends and family at Lampman Funeral Home724 Canboro Rd. Fenwick from 10-12 on Friday May 3, 2024 followed by a service at 12:30.
Inurnment will take place at Hillside Cemetery, Ridgeville.
The family would like to thank his friends and family for all the support over the years and to the doctors and nurses who made his final moments comfortable, especially Dr Matthews and Dr Maddison. Donations in Kors’ memory may be made to ALS Society of Canada or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

10 thoughts on “Kors Pater

  • Our sincere condolences to you Anne and your whole family. Kors will be greatly missed by all who knew him. We will miss the times we spent with you and Kors. May God be with you and your family at this time.

  • My most sincere condolences to Anne and the extended family of Kors. As a longtime coworker of his I have missed him at work since his retirement but at least got my big bear hugs when he and Anne were in shopping. He will be remembered with so much fondness. Rest peacefully my friend

  • I’m sorry that I won’t be able to attend but my thoughts and prayers will be with you.

  • My condolences to Anne and family,I had the pleasure to work with Kors over the years at A&P, Kors was a true gentleman. Rest easy my friend.

  • Dearest Anne,
    It’s been years since I’ve seen you, but often remember our coffee get together. My deepest sympathy to you and family. Big hugs at this rough time. Rev Karen Hamilton

  • My deepest condolences to you and your family Anne. So sorry to hear of your loss. You and your whole family are in my thoughts during this difficult time.

    Cousin Debbie

  • My sincere condolences to Anne and the family. I had the pleasure of working with Kors for many years. Lots of great memories were made. Such a kind sole. RIP My Friend!!

  • My condolences to all the family ,worked with Kors for many years ,deeply saddened to hear of his passing . R.I.P.

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