Sadler,John W.StarSadler, John Gregory passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital following an unexpected circumstance. Devoted husband of Theresa (nee Stadler) for 37 years. Loving father of Jennifer, Sarah, and Rachel Sadler (fiance Steven Hayes). Predeceased by his parents Jack and Frances Sadler. Dearest brother of Michael Sadler (Chris) and Martha Sadler. Son-in-law of Helene and the late Eduard Stadler and brother in law of Ed Stadler (Tina), Carl Stadler (Debbie), and Siegfried Stadler (Leona). Will also be remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. John was a dedicated employee of Canadian Tire Corp with more than 39 years of service. He was an avid volunteer in his community for many years and was a passionate executive member for the Essex 73’s. Special thanks to the staff at HDGH for their compassion and care. Through fulfilling his last wish, he was able to give the gift of life to many others. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will occur at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Wednesday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate John’s life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11 am. Rev. Kim Gilliland officiating. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Trillium Gift of Life or the Essex 73’s hockey association. Family and friends are invited to share their memories or send condolences at

He was loved by so many and will be greatly missed.

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