John Talakoski

Mr. John Talakoski

Born in Finland October 18th 1950, passed away January 30th 2013. Came to Thunder Bay Ontario in 1969-1970.

He is survived by his 4 children now living in Finland and his father in Thunder Bay Ontario. He worked as a heavy machine operator plus travelled to many camps in Ontario before coming to Port Alberni, BC. He helped out with the Bread of Life giving of himself all the time to many who called him friend.

Then he went on to managing the Saratoga Beach Resort in Black Creek north of Courtenay BC. John was well loved by many.

There will be a spreading of his ashes on the beach at Saratoga Beach Resort at a future date.


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