Obituary of John MacWilliams
MacWilliams, John (Al)
November 23, 1934 – January 20, 2023
Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side on January 20, 2023, at the age of 88.
John is now reunited with his beloved wife, Sandra (2008).
Loving father and stepfather to Linda, Darrel, Jim (Debbie), Eva, Brandy (Wayne), Barry, Allan, Michael (Sherry), and Tracy (James).
Proud grandpa to numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survived by his siblings, Jackie, Albert (Colleen), and Fern.
Predeceased by his siblings Harold, Rudolph, George, Madeline and his very special cousin Caroline (Bunny).
John was well thought of and had close relationships with his neighbours, in particular Dave & Kathie, Wayne & Jackie and Christine & Garrett and their families.
John had a passion for all things outdoors, he loved hunting, fishing and prospecting. When he wasn’t doing that, he was spending time in his garden and feeding the birds. He enjoyed baking pies, listening to old country music, and watching old western movies.
A visitation for John will be held on Monday, January 23, 2023, from 11:00am – 1:00pm at the Martyn Funeral Home (464 Wyld St. North Bay) with a commemorative service taking place at 1:15pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.