John William Hunter

September 12, 1939July 12, 2019

With heavy hearts, we announce John’s passing after an 18 month struggle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and type 2 diabetes. Predeceased by his mother Wilma Doreen Hunter and grandson Taylor Osborne. Survived by his sister Sharon (Wolfgang Pollack) and family. Survived by Lucy his loving wife of 55 years; daughters Kim (Earl Saye); Dawn (Brian Osborne); Jacy (Chris Campbell) Cathy Hunter (Anson Jacques); grandchildren Carley, Lindsay, Blake, Jeremy, Liam, Wynn, Luke and Mave.

John born on Wheeler Ave lived many places in east Toronto. He lived 7 years in Cooksville with his grandparents before moving back to his home on Lyall Ave to attend Malvern C.I. He began working at 17 at W.C. Pitfield in the brokerage business and retired in 2002 from Maison Placements. In his retirement he loved his winters at the condo in Ft. Lauderdale with his many friends.

An inducted life member of Balmy Beach Club where he played many sports and was instrumental in initiating the men’s hockey league and a longtime coach and board member at Ted Reeve Arena. He will be sadly missed by friends from all his walks of life.

A cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held at BBC at a later date.

If desired donations can be made to CAMH, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation or a charity of your choice.

Rest in Peace, John.


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Wayne Cadrain

July 15, 2019

Lucy and family,
You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
Wayne and Lucille Cadrain

Brian Spanton

July 15, 2019

John was a good man who will certainly be missed. We had some very good times together which I shall always cherish. My condolences to the Hunter family.
Brian Spanton

Bev Hunnisett

July 15, 2019

Dear Lucy, Kim, Dawn, Jacy, Cathy and families, please accept my very sincere sympathy. John was a great neighbour for many years and I treasure the memories and antics of John and of those times living next door to the Hunters.