Obituary for John Joseph Chretien
CHRETIEN, JOHN - Jean (John) Joseph Daniel Chrétien passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre at 5:10 am on Thursday, May 4, 2017 in his 64th year. Loving husband of Patricia. Beloved father of Chantal (Chris), André, Danielle (Justin) and the late Lisette. Proud grandfather of Cassandra, Marcus and Dominic(en route). Survived by siblings Lionel, Denise, Claudette, Lorraine. Predeceased by Gisèle, Richard, Fern, and Lucien. Son of the late Flore and Albert.
Early in life John ran a successful flower delivery business. Later John returned to school and became a carpenter. The founder of The Richmond Hill Canoe Club loved to race his Delta mahogany C-1 in sprint races, coach others, and cheer his children on. An avid snowmobiler, ATVer, golfer, cottager. John loved and was loved by friends and family.
A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, May 26, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sunset Beach Park, Bayview Ave. Richmond Hill, ON.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Richmond Hill Canoe Club. Online condolences can be made at www.roadhouseandrose.com.