John « Jack »‘s Obituary
REMINDER: Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Canso.
COHOON, John Walter « Jack » ~ Age 86, of Nictaux Falls, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Canso, NS, he was a son of the late Cecil and Rose (Eustace) Cohoon. John had a military career as a supply technician with the RCAF, retiring from Greenwood. During his career he enjoyed postings in Europe and Canada, as well as UN Peacekeeping tours in Golan Heights (1975) and Ismailia (1977). He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kingston Branch # 98 and CAVUNP, Greenwood Chapter. John loved the outdoors as a member of the Greenwood Ground Search and Rescue Team, as well as hunting, fishing, blueberry picking, and working in his vegetable garden. A longtime member of the Greenwood Mall « coffee club », he was an avid reader who also enjoyed solving crossword puzzles and watching hockey on TV. John is survived by his loving wife of nearly 61 years, Phyllis (Fullerton), daughters, Cindy (Brian Brooks) Nictaux Falls, Kimberly (Andrew) King, Debert, NS; sons, John B (Nancy) Tremont, NS, Jeffrey “Jeff” (Mellanie), New Albany, NS, Jim (Janice), Lethbridge, AB; sisters, Pat Stark, Rita Brackenridge, Marnie Smith, Carmie Chevarie, Margie Geddes; grandchildren, Caitlin, Donald, Jemini, John Douglas, Jeffery Patrick, Samuel, Suvi, Meghan, and Emma; step- grandchildren, Meghan and Naomi; great-grandchildren, Maci, Bentley, and Tatyana. John was predeceased by his brothers; Tiny, Bob, Doug, Eddie, Jim, David, Buddy, infant brother; sisters, Sadie, Florence, Lucina and Mary. John is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, Canso followed by interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St, toll free 1-855-825-3448. Special thanks to Annapolis Valley Branch VON, Mid-Valley Palliative Care and Senior Homecare by Angels. Donations in John’s memory can be made to a Charity of Choice. Online guestbook may be signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de John Jack Walter Cohoon December 05 1932 January 09 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Middleton, Province: Nova Scotia