Obituary of John and Joyce Whitelock
(November 27, 1934 – December 8, 2022)
John passed away very suddenly and unexpectedly at the Bonnechere Manor in Renfrew on Thursday, December 8, 2022; John Reginald Whitelock, a longtime resident of Arnprior recently celebrated his 88th birthday.
Son of the late Reginald and Edith (nee Holloway) Whitelock. Dear brother of Doris Forget (late Jack) of Ottawa. John was predeceased by siblings: Dorothy Raymond (late Marcel), Margaret Friend (late Bill), Florence Sinclair, Helen Bulmer (late Irving) and Shirley Mallette (late Edmond). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
(June 10, 1933 – December 19, 2022)
Joyce passed away peacefully at the Bonnechere Manor in Renfrew on Monday, December 19, 2022 following a lengthy period of decline. Joyce Ethel Ingram a lifelong resident of Arnprior recently celebrated her 89th birthday. Daughter of the late Charlie and Anna (nee Schultz) Ingram. Dear sister of Bev MacPherson (late John), Doug Ingram (Susan), Jim Ingram and Glenn Ingram (Dodie). Predeceased by sisters: Lorna Desjardins, Shirley McManus (late Leo), June Cloutier (late Rollie) and Brenda Ingram as well as brothers: Bud Ingram (Diane), Roydon Ingram (Rose), Lorne and Donald Ingram. Also survived by many nieces, nephews
John and Joyce were married in Arnprior on September 19, 1953. Together, they became much loved and proud parents of Allan (Dorothy) of Perth; Jeff (Barbara) of Morgan Hill, California; Terry (Darlene Graham Amyotte) of White Lake; Brent (Nicole) of Stittsville; Tracy Bandy (Terry) and Barbara Blimkie (Jason Vaughan) both of White Lake, Jonathon (Tara) of Arnprior; and Cherished and forever loved by their 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by a grandson, Mitchell Blimkie.
Final arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior where a private family visitation will take place on Thursday, December 29th followed by a Private Family Funeral Service in the Pilon Family Chapel. The service will be webcast live for extended family and friends to view at 1 o’clock on Thursday afternoon. In their memory, please consider a donation to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 174, Arnprior or the St. John Chrysostom Church Memorial Fund.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to the amazing staff at the Bonnechere Manor in Renfrew for the exceptional care and love given to both John and Joyce during their stay there.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of John and Joyce
Whitelock Monday December 19 2022 and hope that their memory may be a source of comfort during this difficult time. Your thoughts and kind words are greatly appreciated.
Death notice for the town of: Arnprior, Province: Ontario