WEB_Holland_JohnJune 5th, 1948 – December 18th, 2014
The Holland family is deeply saddened by the sudden and unexpected passing of John Courtney Holland. Faithful husband of Marilyn Diane (nee Janik). Beloved father of John Christopher (Amanda), Heather Catherine Lewis (Allan), and Todd Matthew. Proud and loving grandfather to Victoria Evelyn Lewis. John was pre-deceased by his parents Mr. Justice John Holland and Mary Agnes Holland (nee Chick). Loving brother of Nan Polleys (Dr. Rob Polleys), Melissa Costigan (Jim), Mary Agnes Holland, and Daniel Holland (Lisa). Dear brother-in-law of Al Janik (Kristen), Dr. Carol Janik (Dr. John Fulop), Catherine Weatherall (Dr. Paul Weatherall), and Richard Janik (Julie). Cherished son-in-law of Todd (2009) and Paula (1987) Janik. Many nieces and nephews will miss their ‘Uncle John’. John was a graduate of Riverside SS, University of Windsor, and University of Western Ontario, where he earned his law degree. John was called to the Ontario Bar in 1975 and practiced law alongside his father at McTague, Clark, Holland Law Firm, before joining Sutts Strosberg LLP in 1976, where he specialized in traumatic brain injury cases. John was past director of the Advocates Society, and had served on the Board of Directors of Windsor Slovak Rozmarin Dancers, Tecumseh-Shoreline Minor Hockey Association, and J & C Tool & Die ltd. He was a long-time member of All Saints Church where he served on the Parish Council and member of Beach Grove Golf & Country Club, where he enjoyed golfing and curling. A devoted family man, John supported his children in their passions for figure skating, hockey, swimming, and music. We will all miss him greatly! Visitation Sunday 3-5pm & 7-9pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet after 3:30pm at All Saints Church (330 City Hall Square) for Memorial Service at 4:00pm. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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