Passed away on April 5, 2011 in Kelowna, BC. John was predeceased by his son-in-law Pat Currier and grandson Gerald McCutcheon. Survived by his loving wife Emilie of 64 years, his daughters Lydia Currier and Ella (Ron) McCutcheon, his grandchildren Deb (Ed) Lingel, Rob Currier, Wayne (Kristen) Currier, Jen (Cody) Currier, Jonathan (Deb) McCutcheon, Kristina (Morgan) Brewer, great grandchildren Jordan, Jaimie, Ashleigh, Geoffrey and Danika. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to BC Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.