John Craignavie MacLaurin passed away at the Ottawa General Hospital on Monday June 10th, 2013. Predeceased by his parents, William D. MacLaurin and Norma Cass. Beloved husband and best friend of Alice Higginson. Dear brother of Ruth Montgomery (Hugh), Margaret Mintha (the late Ken) and Stuart. Sadly missed by his brothers in-law Gordon and his wife Mary Higginson, Richard and his wife Lorraine Higginson and his sister in-law Jean and her husband Paul Speiran. John will also be fondly remembered by his cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
The family would like to sincerely thank the Family Medicine Team OGH and most especially Dr. Kilbertus for their care and compassion during his hospitalization. Thank you also to Laurel and Chris Leslie, Nurse Next Door Private Home Care and to John’s caregiver, Catherine.
Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at the Hillcrest Funeral Home, 151 Bond St. Vankleek Hill Ontario followed by interment at Breadalbane Cemetery, Dalkeith, Ontario. A Reception will follow at the Vankleek Hill Curling Club, 136 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, Ontario. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to the Parkinson Society, 381 Kent St. Suite 300, Ottawa, K2P 2A8 or to the Ottawa Humane Society, 245 West Hunt Club Rd. Ottawa, K2E 1A6. To express your condolences, make a donation, send flowers, light a memory candle, please visit www.hillcrestfuneralhome.ca.