Peacefully at Trillium Villa on Monday, February 10, 2014, John Smith Strachan passed away at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Helen (Overholt) Strachan. Loving father of Chris (Karen) of Sarnia, and Richard (Barbara) of St. Thomas. Cherished grandfather of Shannon Elizabeth Strachan and Calvin Strachan. Will be lovingly remembered by several nieces and nephews. John retired from Dow chemical after 38 years of service. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at Trillium Villa for their loving and compassionate care. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Life with a light luncheon will be held to honour John at The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 62, 286 Front St N, Sarnia, on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Diabetes Association, The Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice. (cheques only if donating at the funeral home please) Arrangements entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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