Passed away in his 91st year at Royal Columbia Hospital in New Westminster.
Predeceased by his wife Marcella,
he leaves his children Bryan (Violet), Garry (Patty), Sandra (Jerome) and grandchildren Keith, Christopher (Chiho), Jonathan, Cassandra and Danielle.
A long-time resident of Port Alberni, John worked at the Somass sawmill for over 40 years.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Alberni Golf Club, 6449 Cherry Creek Road, Port Alberni on Saturday, October 17 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.