It is with great sadness we announce the passing of John on April 8th, 2011 at
the age of 85 years. John was born in Earltown, Nova Scotia on April 13th, 1925.
John was a WWII Veteran.
He was a soldier in the Canadian Tank Corp and later joined the South Saskatchewan Regiment.
John married his sweetheart Jean Cleverly in 1949. They were inseparable until her death on Dec. 28th, 2002. Jean & John raised three children in Rossland, BC: Beverly, Jeannie, and John.
John loved music, played the harmonica, and more than anything enjoyed a Highland Pipe Band. John worked for Cominco for 42 years after which he enjoyed a long retirement.
John was predeceased by his parents, brother; Dan, sisters; Kay, Daisy and Annie Jean, wife; Jean and grandson Shane LaFace (Warner). John is survived by his 3 children; Beverly (Shirley) Jeannie (Bucky) and John (Marie). Also sisters Marian, Lily: brother Alex: grandchildren Gordon (Hocking), Jeremey, Stoya and Alex MacLeod, and Kyle and Tanis Georgetti: extended family Lisa, Chris, and Jamie.
John will be deeply missed by all.