John VanHorn

Born: Thu., Oct. 4, 1934
Died: Fri., May 6, 2011


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Van Horn, John Howard – May 6, 2011 in his 77th year. Died at Manitoulin Lodge, Gore Bay. Formerly of Tehkummah. Loved husband of Betty (nee Howard) predeceased 2003. Dear Dad of Hector (Marilyn Prior) of Gore Bay, Barry (predeceased 1981), Gilbert (pre-deceased 1979), Jacqueline of Cambridge & Becky ( Rod Wilson) of Sudbury Special Grandpa to Tobi Kearns, B.J. Taylor (Ashley) & Ariana  Mandigo all of Cambridge. Tyler (Amy) Eadie & Benjamin & Mikala Hull & Tammy Mutch all of Sudbury & D.J. (Lindsay) Van Horn of Espanola. Great-Grandpa to Angelica, Logan, Riley, Abigail & Cameron.  Brother of Glen (Eula), Shirley Haggard (Jim), Lloyd (Judy), Delbert (Marilyn), Beverly (predeceased 2001) (Janey),  Betty-Lou (predeceased 1996), Mary & Gilbert (died in infancy). Brother in Law of Leta Howard, Rita Parkinson, Tina &Roy Mandigo, Dorothy Allard, Junior Chisolm, Marie Caradonna, Len & Eleanor Bond, Len & Ilene Howard, Tom & Florence Howard, Jane Howard & Cecile Howard.  Special friend to Jean Brandow. John began his working life as a farm labourer around Manitoulin. In the 1950`s and 60`s he worked at Inco. He then came home to work for himself. In his later years he devoted his time to a market garden for which must praise has been given.

Visitation 2-4 & 7-9 pm Wednesday at Island Funeral Home
Funeral Service 11:00am Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Island Funeral Home
Burial in Elmview Cemetery, Sheguiandah

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Lloyd & Judy Van Horn
  
Our condolences to John''''s family. It''''s always a sad time to lose a family member. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Ruth Frawley
  
Dear Family,
Sorry to read of your loss. My family and I have many fond memories of your Dad and always thought very highly of him. He was an honest, hardworking and very friendly man and will always remember him as a great fellow.
Regards,
Ruth Frawley

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