Peacefully after a lengthy illness on April 27, 2012 at 81 years of age. Beloved husband of Janet (nee McCready). Loving father of Tom (Annie), the late Isobel Campbell (Davy), Janis Rae (Ian), Alison Punt, Fiona Mitchell (Bryon Moore). Cherished grandpa of Julie, Sarah, Ian, Adam, Kelly, Karen, Devan and Sam. Treasured great-grandpa of Nolan. Dear brother of Mary MacLachlan (Neil) and the late Sam Mitchell. Dearest uncle to Neil, Craig and many nieces and nephews in Scotland. John will be sadly missed by his many dear friends, especially Jimmy Hillis and Ted Chatwood. Special thanks to CCAC careworkers and nurses on the 6th floor at MET hospital for their care and support. If you so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Sunday 7-9pm and Monday 3-5pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Service Tuesday 10am at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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