Peacefully, on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Bluewater Health, John “Jack” Walter Whyte passed away in his 86th year. Beloved husband of 64 years of marriage to Marie Dorothe Whyte.  Loving father of Richard (Pauline), Robert (Sandy), and John (Margot). Cherished grandfather of Samantha Whyte, Katrina Whyte (Adam VanHoogenhuize), Shawn Cartland, and Travis Cartland. Dear brother of David (Coleen) Whyte and brother-in-law Alan Lemaitre (Nancy Carson). Survived by nieces and nephews Harold (Jan), David (Linda), Peter (Elsie), Mary (Greg), Paul (Mary Lynn), Jerry, Eric (Cori Lynn), Deanna, Jim (Kerri), and their families.  Predeceased by his parents Harold and Mary Whyte, his in-laws Maurice and Irma Lemaitre, and his brother James. Jack retired from 40 years of service with Ontario Hydro and 60 years as a Mason. His hobbies included wood carving, making and flying his own RC planes, golfing, playing music, and putting together a good jigsaw puzzle. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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