June 19, 1933 – February 4, 2014
John passed away at home in Comox with his loving wife Janet at his side on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. John is survived and will be greatly missed by his wife Janet, his daughters Karen, Lisa and Tina and their husbands all named Paul, his sons Nick (Annie), Carry (Tracey) and Dominic, 11 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, other relatives in England and numerous friends.
John served in the Royal Engineers in the British Army. He worked as a handyman, painter and maintenance man for MacDonald’s in the U.K., he could fix anything. In his leisure time John loved woodturning, carpentry, reading and traveling with Janet all over the world.
John had a very good yet dry sense of humor in keeping with his British heritage. He was a kind man who was instantly liked by anyone who met him.
If friends so wish, donations in John’s memory made to the Canadian Cancer Society (Research) or your local Hospice Society would be greatly appreciated.
A celebration of John’s life will take place on Sat., Feb. 15, 2014 at 2:00pm from Comox Valley Presbyterian Church.