Peacefully on Sunday, August 24th, 2014 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Hazel (nee Craft). Loving father of Michael (Lori) and Chris (Micki). Cherished grandfather of Jennifer (Ryan). Dear brother of Anne (Peter), Wendy (Karl), Susan (Gary) and the late Mary Ellen. He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. A celebration of John’s life will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 2-4 pm at MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre, 30 King St. E., Cobourg, with prayers and family tributes at 2:30 pm. A private interment will be held at Baltimore Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Baltimore United Church would be appreciated by the family. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.