Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on May 30, 2014 at Kelowna Hospice House. John was 88 years old, born in Sorel, Quebec on October 14, 1925 to parents Pearcey and Blanche. Predeceased by loving wife Helen on October 2004, grandson Douglas Schooley, June 1993, and two brothers Normand and Yvon.

John had six children: Shelly, Graydon (Shirley), Mark, Kenneth, Kim (Bill) and Barry. John also had the pleasure of enjoying 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. 

A Celebration of John’s Life will be held on June 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kelowna Gospel Mission at or Box 15 Station A, Kelowna, BC

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