Retired Master Corporal, RCR and RCAF. Peacefully Friday March 30, 2018, with his family at his side. John of Peterborough, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Betty (nee. Rusaw) and the late Roberta (McIntre). Loving father of Daniel, Michael (Cathy), John W. (Dawn), Loretta “Lori” (Alan Jackson), Paul, Christopher and Matthew (Susan). Proud grandfather and great grandfather of many grandchildren, all over the country. Dear step-father of Paul, Mark, Karen and Cindy (Steve Billings). Brother of Marion (Ron Patterson), Edith, (Stan Hodgsons) and the late Robert (Lucy). John will be remembered by many other relatives and friends. An avid golfer and long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion. A Celebration of Life and internment to take place at a later date in Chatham, NB. If desired, condolences to the family, or donations to the War Amps, may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME, at 705-742-1875.