Petru “Peter” Nicu



Within hours after

performing his duty

as a citizen of

British Columbia

by exercising his

right to vote, Peter Nicu passed away peacefully at


Extended Care

Centre.  He was a World War II veteran,

a brilliant machinist,

a passionate musician as well as a loving,

sharing and caring human being. Peter was

the “Father of Ogopogo” – At the request of the City of Kelowna he engineered and built an

amphibious mechanical Ogopogo, which was presented for many years in Kelowna parades.  Peter will be fondly remembered by Elsie, Kay, Mike, Nadia, Ray and many, many other dear friends.  There will be a time of visitation from 12:00 to 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 18th,

followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. 

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