On July 18, 2021 John Hunter unexpectedly passed away while cycling on his regular Sunday group ride. He was a sports enthusiast, avid cyclist, family man, and friend.John, was the husband of 37 years to Karen. He was the love of her life. He was a proud and loving dad to Andrew. John was born in Montreal, beloved son of Mary and Gerald Hunter.(deceased) John was a caring brother to Anne Tedstone (Lee), uncle to Ryan Tedstone (Amanda) and Rachel Tedstone (Chris). John will be greatly missed by his mother in law June. He was very close to and fond of his father in law Ron Marwood (deceased). John grew up in Hudson, Quebec. He graduated from both Hudson High School and John Abbott College. Karen and John met in their second year at John Abbott. In 1980 John attended Trent University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. In 1984, Karen and John were married in Toronto. Shortly after they moved to Peterborough, they purchased The Second Cup Coffee Shop in Lansdowne Place Mall, until they sold it in 1999. John was a man with many skills and talents and enjoyed carpentry work. With his father, and father in law, John built two homes in Stewart Hall where they lived for many years. He was so proud of the homes they had built and their accomplishments. John and Karen moved into their new home on December 24th 1989. A few months later they were ecstatic welcoming home their son Andrew. After selling the Second Cup John went to work at Classic Sports in the cycling field. Later he opened his own sales agency JR Hunter Sports selling Shimano products until he retired in April of 2020. After retirement John could not stay away from the cycling world. He often worked part time at Wild Rock Outfitters. In his spare time he put his carpentry skills to good use by building fences, hardwood stairs, porches, for family, friends and others. Many people who knew John would marvel at how fast he could get tasks done. John, as most people would agree only had one speed, whether on his bike, walking or working and that speed was FAST! John would not have wanted it any other way. John was a good husband, father, son and friend, who touched the lives of others with his kindness, humour and silly dad jokes. His memories will be cherished and will live in the hearts of all who knew him. Special thanks to Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, EMS and Police, as well as the staff at Campbellford Hospital who were there to assist John. n lieu of flowers a donation to The Heart and Stroke, The Canadian Cancer Society, or Peterborough Humane Society would be appreciated. Visitation will take place at HIGHLAND PARK FUNERAL CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Road on Saturday, July 31st from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Face masks and social distancing required. Contact tracing will take place upon arrival. Online condolences may be expressed at www.highlandparkfuneralcentre.com
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October 25 1960 July 18 2021 (age 60)
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de John Richard Hunter October 25 1960 July 18 2021 (age 60)..
Décès pour la Ville:Peterborough, Province: Ontario