Archie Piller

Obituary of Archie Neil Piller

Archie Neil Piller

(December 16, 2021 - April 16, 2021)


Archie Neil Piller passed away peacefully at Bethany Meadows on April 16, 2021 at the age of 99 years.

Archie was born on December 16, 1921 in Melville, Saskatchewan to Frank and Christina Piller.

After serving in WWII he moved to Aylmer, Ontario where he met and married Alma Johnston. They later moved to the Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario area where they raised their three sons; Neil, Les, and Brad. Archie semi-retired to New Westminster, BC and later moved to Surrey, BC where he enjoyed golfing, horse races and casinos!

At the age of 90, Archie moved to Camrose to be close to family, moving into Rosealta Lodge.

He is survived by his children Neil (Susan) of Camrose, Les of Grand Forks, BC and Brad of Edmonton; grandchildren Lindsay (Paul) Squires of Montville, NJ, Nancy (Shawn) Fortier of Calgary, Kevin Piller of Surrey, BC and Shannon Piller of Surrey, BC; great-grandchildren Margot, Theodore and Henry Squires; sisters Kay Connell of New Westminster, BC and Florence Piller of Camrose; sisters-in-law Cari Piller of Melville, Saskatchewan, Agnes Rupertus of Camrose, and Betty Piller of Edmonton; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Archie was predeceased by his wife Alma; brothers Jack, Rod, Chisholm, Gordon and Ralph; and sisters Margaret, Isabel and Dolly.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

If family and friends desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the charity of one’s choice.

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