Peacefully with his family by his side at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, John David Patrick King passed away at the age of 72.   Beloved husband of Marlene. Loving father of Kathryn Froner (Gordon) and Stephen King. Cherished grandfather of Mikhayla and Erik. Dear son of Joan Breeze. Loved brother of Judy (Ed), Shirley (Guy), Mary Ellen (Peter), Brenda (Wayne), Edie (Mike), Nancy (Al), Austin (Shirley) and Louis (Cindy). Survived by sisters-in-law Patricia (Rick), Stephanie (Neil) and Diane (Gerry), and by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father William, brother Paul, and mother and father-in-law Alice and Stephen Kennedy.   John was an avid fisherman and was a member of the Bluewater Anglers. He worked at Polysar for 37 years. John loved spending time with his family and he will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Family and friends will be received on Friday, January 11, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with prayers being offered at 8:30 p.m.   A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 1465 Lecaron Ave., Sarnia. Cremation will follow.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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