Peacefully entered into the presence of the Lord at his home, after a lengthy battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Beloved husband of Ann for 58 years.  Loved father of Jack (Linda), Ron (Rebecca), Brian (Liz), David (Roberta).  Loving grandpa of Ashley, Brittney, Kristy, Jon, Nick, Rachel, Sarah and Joshua.  Dear brother & brother in-law of Jantje, Froukje, Hennie, Ann, Theo & Trudy.  Predeceased by 3 sisters, 1 brother and 6 brother in-laws.  Survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation at the ANCASTER CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 70 Garner Road East, Ancaster, Ontario on Monday, June 18, 2012, from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  Memorial Service also at Ancaster Christian Reformed Church on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 2 p.m.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to all of John’s caregivers, especially CCAC, Dr. Hadcock, Gail, Eva, Joy, Nuala, Alice, Dorothy, Michelle, Brenda, Annette, Rose and Carla.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Lung Association, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. 

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