Aug. 9, 1934 – May 11, 2012
John died peacefully at Chilliwack Hospice.
He was pre deceased by his parents, Thomas and Kathleen, siblings Tom, Pat, Eileen, Vic and step brother Steve.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ellen, daughter Karen (Mark Kelly), grandson Matthew of Cochrane, AB and daughter Sarah (Dennis Kwong); granddaughters: Maggie and Kitty of Chilliwack, BC; nieces, nephews and a sister-in-law in Canada, England and Australia.
John was an avid racquet sports man. In retirement he enjoyed several sailing voyages on “Tall Ships”, trips to Australia, India and Bhutan and hiking The Rockies, all items on his “Bucket List”.
John and Ellen enjoyed many years of “Snowbirding” in Florida, Mexico and California as well as many cruises.
“Celebration of Life” will take place Sunday, June 24th at 1:30 PM at Promontory Lake Estates club house, 6001 Promontory Road.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Chilliwack Hospice Society, 45360 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack, BC V2P 1P5