John Cunningham Stewart passed away peacefully at Belvedere Heights on Friday January 30th 2009. Age 86 years. Beloved husband of Muriel (Rouleau). Dear father of Mary Catherine Stewart of Chilliwack B.C.; Anne Marie (David) MacLennan of Ingersoll; John (Trish) Stewart of Bloomingdale; Peter (Joanne) Stewart of Barrie; and the late Jamie. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Matthew (Veronica) Marshall Katie (Scott) Booker
Joseph (Sarah) Chamberlain Alexandra Stewart Liam Kennedy Felix Stewart and Isabelle Stewart. Proud great-grandfather of Meghan & Noah Marshall and Kaylie & Abigail Chamberlain. Dear brother of Frances Alexander of Mississauga and the late Clifford Davey and Peter. Fondly remembered by his nieces nephews other relatives and friends.
John joined the RCAF becoming an Armourer in the 116th Squadron serving his country from 1942-1945. John graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.Sc.(F) in 1950. He was a Forest Protection Supervisor with the Department of Lands and Forests in Temiskaming and Napanee Districts. In 1956 John became a teacher and moved to Parry Sound where he taught high school for 29 years. John enjoyed retirement. He loved curling golf playing bridge and poker. He was a member of the Parry Sound Pipes & Drums where he loved playing the pipes and marching in many parades. He served his community for many years in various capacities such as the Knights of Columbus the Parent-Teacher Association the Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #117 the Festival of the Sound minor softball and soccer coach. He loved to travel and saw many sites over the years with his wife and family but he always stated the most beautiful sunset in the world can be seen right here in Parry Sound from Belvedere Heights.
Resting at the Logan Funeral Home 81 James Street Parry Sound where the family will receive visitors on Friday February 6th from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. Funeral Mass to be celebrated at St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church on Saturday February 7th at 11:00 A.M. Cremation. As expressions of sympathy donations to Belvedere Heights or the
West Parry Sound Health Centre would be appreciated by the family.