John passed away peacefully with his daughters at his side on September 1, 2020 in the early evening at the age of 93 years. He was predeceased by his wife Louise in 1983, son Jerry in 2003 and daughter Deni in 2016. Survived by his wife Norma, daughters Janet (Ed) and Wendy (Ron), 1 brother George, grandchildren Spring, Bree, Jordan, Sally, Cole, Emily; Great grandchildren Emerson, Bryer, Maia, Livy, Luna and Echo who loved him dearly. John was a respected long serving Captain with the Richmond Fire Department. He enjoyed an active retirement flying with the Boundary Bay Flying Club and a member of the Langley Gun Club where he marshaled. He loved to play golf but most of all was to go jogging on the dike. The family wish to extend a special thank you to the medical and care staff at Whitecliff Retirement Residence for their loving care of John. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020 (today) at 2:30 pm at Good Shepherd Catholic Church 2250 - 150 Street Surrey, BC. Due to Covid-19 requirements the funeral will be limited to family members and invited friends. Service will be live streamed and may be viewed online at https://www.legacystreaming.com/arbutus/.