Formerly of Courtenay, B.C. John passed away June 29 at Tracidie, New Brunswick after a valiant 21 year struggle with cancer.
John retired from the Canadian Forces after serving for 21 years. During his career he was widely recognized as a very talented and avid hockey player, having played on Base teams and competed at Canadian Forces National Championships. John enjoyed golfing during his retirement in the Comox Valley.
John’s memory will be forever cherished and kept alive by Colleen, his mom Germaine, sisters Fernande, Emilia, Mariel, Rosealine and extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his dad Moise.
John will be laid to rest in his home town, Maisonnette, NB on July 4, 2005.
Donations in John’s memory can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, (Brain Cancer) Comox Valley Unit, #102 – 1509 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, BC V9N 2K6
“So much of who we are comes from those who have touched us, other lives we have shared…
when we mourn a loss, we also celebrate all the ways that another’s life is reflected in our own.”