53 years, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loved ones on Sunday, April 20, 2014. Dear son of Maria Tavares and the late Humberto (1988). Dear father of Michael Tavares (Elizabeth) and Jennifer Tavares (fiance’ Aaron Rahm). Dear brother of Bert Tavares (Kim), Donna Ford (Marane Thompson), Edward Tavares (Shelly Hebert). Dear uncle of Melinda Ford (Jason Primeau), the late Jeffrey Ford (2009), Vanessa Tavares, Mackenzie Tavares, Nicholas Tavares and Shaun Tavares. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington, on Thursday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate John’s life from St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street, Leamington on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10 a.m. Fr. Patrick Beneteau officiating. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.