Retired from the Ministry of Transportation after many years of dedicated service.
Peacefully surrounded by his family at Mill Creek Care Centre in Barrie on December 1, 2017 at the age of 88. Beloved wife and best friend of Gail (nee Rigby) for many years. Devoted and loving father of David (Shannon) Barr and Heather (Nick) Pauze. Proud and loving Poppa of Russell and Jack. Sadly missed and always loved by sister in law Sue and her children Eva and Clinton. Longingly missed by his fur baby Chloe. Guests will be received at Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 201 Minet’s Point Rd., in Barrie, Ontario on Thursday December 7, from 11am until the time we celebrate his life in the chapel at 1 pm. Donations in John’s memory may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation and are greatly appreciated.