John Thordarson

1936 - 2018

John David Thordarson - in his 82nd year, passed away peacefully on August 1st at Chapman House, Owen Sound, with family surrounding him. He leaves behind his wife of 56 years, Alice; his three cherished children, Stephen (Kelly), of Burlington, Susan, of Spain, Lynn (Catherine), of Kimberly; his granddaughter Emma, and his brothers Cliff, Stan, Tom and Robert Thorsteinson. He was predeceased by his father John Thordarson (1936); his mother and step-father Gudrun & Eyolfur Thorsteinson; brother Dennis; and his son-in-law Carlos Ibanez. Sincere thanks for the wonderful staff at the Wiarton Hospital for the love and care that was given to John over his long stay there. Family invite friends to gather for a service to celebrate John’s life at the Sauble Beach United Church, 899 Main St, Sauble Beach on Sunday August 12, 2018 at 2 o’clock. Reception to follow. All welcome. Interment has taken place in Balsam Grove Cemetery, Oliphant. Donations to The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, or Sauble Beach United Church-Mission and Service Fund would be appreciated, and can be made through 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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