Al passed away peacefully on April 24, 2007 at Chilliwack General Hospital at age 93 years. He was born September 18, 1913 in Portsmouth, England. John is survived in Canada by his son Derek (Dorothy); grandchildren Tony (Marlene), Alan (Erin) and Nicole (Kris) Lengert; his great grandchildren, Nicholas Fryer and Jaren, Michael and Kaylee Lengert, and in England, by his sister Adelaide (Doug) Jennings and several nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his wife Gwenllian, his parents and his brother Bert.
Thank you to the doctors at Chilliwack General Hospital and special thanks to the staff on NU4 and SDC.
John worked for over 50 years at Camper& Nicholsons in Gosport, England, a shipyard known throughout the world for it’s J-Class Racing Yachts. He and his wife, Gwen emigrated to Canada at age 76, to join their son and his family.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2007 at 11:00 am at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home 45865 Hocking Ave. If any so desire, memorial donations to the Chilliwack Hospice Society or to the Memorial & Endowment Fund of Carman United Church in Chilliwack would be welcome.