August 21, 1921 – September 20, 2019
On Friday, September 20, 2019, John McCormick Stewart, my loving father known to friends as “Jack” passed away at 98 years young. John was born on August 21, 1921 in
Nanaimo, BC to John (father) Senior and May (McCormick) Stewart. In 1941, he married LaVerne Hazel Cannon. They raised two sons Norman Wesley (Predeceased) and John Francis of Duncan BC. Jack had many passions, loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting, camping, boating, woodworking, gardening, travelling. Dad was a very proud Canadian. His first journey was to Winnipeg, Manitoba by train for training in the Airforce. Jack was predeceased by his father John Senior and mother May, his loving wife LaVerne, his son Norman Wesley, his bothers Tom, Wesley, Gordon and Donald. He is survived by his son John Francis and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 12 pm to 3 pm (Lunch will be served) at the Family home, 335 Third Street, Nanaimo, BC. Many thanks to all the doctors, nursing staff at Nanaimo Regional Hospital for all their loving care of my father, plus a special thanks to Dr. Rena Romain.
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