John E.N. Figg
In Celebration of
JOHN EDWARD NELSON FIGG
May 3, 1929 - April 21, 2017
Passed away peacefully at Silverthorn Care Community, Mississauga, on Friday, April 21, 2017. Born May 3, 1929 in Sussex England, John landed at Montreal in 1958 and began a rewarding career in telecommunications with Northern Electric/Nortel. He loved being in the water swimming or scuba diving, on the water rowing or boating, riding his motorbike, running (ran '76 Olympic Torch Relay), singing, dogs, his family and most of all June, his life partner. John will be remembered for his humour, warmth, generosity and larger-than-life personality. Pre-deceased by June (1995). Cherished father to John (Julia), Howard (Leandra), Lois, and Tracy. Loving brother to Leon (Joyce), Josie (Hans), and the late Michael (Ann). and to brothers-in-law Brian (Diane) and David (Brenda). Proud papa to Jasmine, Alex, Amber, Grace, Madison, Chelsea and Bryn. Donations to the Parkinson’s Society appreciated. A memorial service for John will be held May 20, 2pm at the Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond, London, Ontario.
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