Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday January 5th, 2019 at the age of 86.
Dearly loved husband of Helen for 62 years.
Much loved Dad of Randy and his wife Grace, Doug, Katharine Jeffrey and her husband Gary all of Whitby and Peter and his wife Beth of Newcastle.
Grandfather of Dale, Kevin, Ben (Amanda), Ricky (Avryl), Ian (Shannon), Rebecca, Olivia, Pierson.
Great grandfather of Lexxie and Tyson.
Loving brother of Eva (late Bill), Sue (John), Vera (Cornie). Predeceased by his sister Tina.
John was born March 29, 1932 in Reesor ON the son of John W and KatharineKutz Rempel both deceased, moved to Niagara are in 1937 to a fruit farm where he grew up and went to school. Working life was mainly in the tire business then moving to Whitby in 1962.
John always enjoyed watching Lacrosse and Hockey games when children and grandchildren were playing. Camping and traveling were enjoyed as well as fishing trips with the boys.
John is survived by his sister-in-laws Isabel and Judy as well as many nieces and nephews and their families.
Visitation at BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 5295 Thickson Rd. N. Whitby on Thursday January 10th from 12:00 Noon until time of funeral service in the Barnes Chapel Thursday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.
In memory of John, memorial donations to The Refuge Oshawa or Whitby Baptist Church Food Bank.
John will be laid to rest at GROVESIDE CEMETERY.
Messages of condolence and shared memories can be left for the family by visiting barnesmemorialfuneralhome.com.