John Robert Unsworth

Unsworth, John Robert

June 2, 1927 – April 9, 2004

John Robert Unsworth passed away peacefully at home with his family on April 9th, 2004 after a lengthy battle with leukemia. John is survived and will be sadly missed by Joyce, his wife of 53 years; his daughters: Janet of Comox, Debbie (Jay) of Victoria, and Diane (Wayne) of Courtenay; 11 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; his sister-in-law Dorothy Wiper of Courtenay and his brother-in-law John (Jo) Rugg also of Courtenay. He served 5 years in the Navy and 20 years in the Air Force then worked in School District 71 after retiring from the military. John was a “character” with a great sense of humor, He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society, Comox Valley Unit, #102 – 1509 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 2K6. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Fehlau, Sandy and Norma of Homecare Nursing and Wayne, Len, Joy, and Alf.


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Weep not for me

I am at peace

My earthly troubles are over

I hope to meet you all again

Upon a happier shore.

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