John Pickett

1935 - 2016

Peacefully at his Wiarton residence on Saturday March 26, 2016 at the age of 80 years. Loving husband and best friend to Emeline (nee Freake) for 6o years. Devoted father of Stella and her husband Trevor, of Vancouver, Martin, of Toronto, Sheila and her husband Brian, of Toronto, and Jackie and her husband Mark, of Cobourg. Cherished grandpa of Doron, Brenda, Shawna, Tasha-Lynn, A.J., and Samantha. Sadly missed by his brothers and sisters-in-law Joseph, Elizabeth, Mercedes, Marie, Geraldine; and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Mark and Bridget; brothers and sister, Pierce, Jim, and Mary; and brother and sisters-in-law Margaret, Herbert, and Rita. John loved sports, especially golfing and fishing; but his favourite past-time was watching boxing. Private family Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Condolences may be expressed online at

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