It is with great sadness the family of John Miller Boyd announce his passing with his family at his side, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre on June 9th, 2023, after a struggle with dementia. Age 84 years.
Beloved husband of Jean Boyd for 62 years. John leaves behind daughter Fran Dromisky and her husband Joe; and son Jeff Boyd and his wife Jacquie. Adored Grandpa to Sean Doherty and his wife Lisa, Cameron Boyd, and Casey Boyd. Dear Great-Grandpa John to Ainsley, Ava and Hudson. Dear brother of Mary Piche and her husband Garry; and sister-in-law Fran McCarthy and her husband David. John will be remembered by his first cousins Helen Holmes and Jim Miller. Also remembered by his nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
A celebration of life will be held privately.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation https://wpshcf.akaraisin.com/ui/inmemory/donations/start would be appreciated.
Jeannie, I just heard about John's passing and wanted to send you my sincerest condolences. By chance on Sunday, I found a photograph of you, John, Mom and Dad, and Jim Rowney at a Bobby Burns dinner and smiled at all of the memories I had of our families. Please know that I think of you often and I will pray for peace for your family. Love you and miss you.
Jean and family - Please accept our deep condolences for your loss of John. We will fondly remember his smile and sense of humour. Love - Terri and Brian McCarthy-Terri and Brian McCarthy
Dear Jean: I remember you & John well from our annual Robbie Burns events. LaVerne & I enjoyed being with you two. I offer you & your family my sincere condolences, & hope to meet John again.-Jim Bunsch
Jeannie and family
I'm so sorry to hear of John's passing. I am at a loss for words. I have years of such wonderful memories being neighbours, playing bridge and good friendship through the years. Condolences dear friend.
Dear Jeannie, Franny, Jeff and family,
Joanne just called me to let me know of John’s passing and I am sending you my sincerest condolences. I think of you often and cherish all the wonderful memories of our friendship we’ve enjoyed over the years! Wishing you all peace
Jean, Jeff, Fran, Joe and family - So very sorry to hear about John's passing. Thinking of you at this very sad time. Please accept my condolences for your loss of a fine man. Judy-Judy Corrigan
I am so sad to hear this news. Grew up across from John and his family and was always very nice. He will be missed. RIP-Wendelin Lonergan
Jean, I just heard of John's passing. So sorry to hear. My sincerest condolences to you and the family.-Donna van der Valk
jean so sorry about johns passing. he has such a great sense of humor-Debby Crossman
I just learned about John’s passing and I wanted to send my condolences to you. I recall planning Robbie Burns Celebration together many years ago and more recently played poker with him every second week. He is missed.
So sorry Jean for your loss. Miss you and the bridge club…fond memories.-Ina Scholfield
Joel and I are so sorry to hear of John's passing. We are thinking of you.
Leena and Joel
I was shocked to just read this sad news, my deepest condolences to you, Jean and your family. I have and will always have very fond memories working with John during my employment at the museum!-Linda Sinasac