Maelde, Peep; It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Peep Maelde, of Fredericton Junction, on March 14, 2023 at Oromocto Public Hospital.
Peep was born in Narva, Estonia on July 20, 1939 to the late Ivi (Kalam) and Evald Maelde.
Peep is survived by his wife Joan (Davidson) Maelde, his Daughter Corina Maelde-Schanauski and son Guido (Penny) both of Moose Jaw SK. His Grand children; Emma, Anna, Nathan, Savana & Kaleb, as well as Joan’s children; Tony, Laureen, Craig & Paul, their spouses and children. His nephew Steven Maelde and many friends will also miss his phone calls and company. Besides his parents Peep is predeceased by his sister Aime and brother Mati as well as his step father Jaan Kont.
Peep and his family immigrated to Canada from Estonia and he grew up calling Canada home. He served in the Canadian armed forces as a medic and dental lab tech, after retiring he joined the Commissionaires. Peep was a member of Branch #4 Royal Canadian Legion in Fredericton and until recent years was an amateur radio operator (VE9PEP). Peep enjoyed photography, computer games doing puzzles and watching the birds and small animals that would visit their back yard.
Donations in Peep’s memory can be made to the Tracy United Baptist Church or a charity of your choice.
Keeping with the families’ wishes a graveside service will be held in the spring.
Arrangements are in the professional care of Sunbury Funeral Home, 5407 Route 101, Central Blissville, NB (368-2413). Condolences: sunburyfuneralhome.com