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John Penson

John Penson

Thursday, December 15th, 1949 - Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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Obituary

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of John Penson.
John passed peacefully after a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia at Allendale Long Term care on Tuesday, March 24th 2020 in his 71st year with his beloved wife of 45 years, Anne (O'Neill) Penson at his side.
Lovingly remembered by all his family, father to Michael (Lee Anne), Kevin (Nicole) and Darryl (Jenni).
Papa will be deeply missed by his pride and joys; Emily, Tegan, Brody & Olivia. Also missed by his brother David (Christine) and by many nieces & nephews & cousins here and in Scotland, UK. He is predeceased by his parents George & Ilene (Maskell) Penson.
John certainly had a zest for life knowing how to bring a smile to all that came near him. He always extended his kindness to be the first to lend a helping hand, fundraising for many local charities and donating items for auctions, because John always 'knew a guy' or could get it cheap.
Born and raised in Milton he was involved in many sports mainly baseball, hockey, golf and curling. Through his playing, coaching and officiating, he developed many lifelong friendships.

A Mass & celebration of life will be planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers and in his memory the family would appreciate donations if so desired to Allendale - Willow Foundation http://www.willowforseniors.ca or to one of your choosing.
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    Location
    Holy Rosary Catholic Church
    Address
    139 Martin Street
    MILTON, ON
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    Date and Time of Mass to be determined...

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Donations are being accepted for: THE WILLOW FOUNDATION.

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June

Posted at 07:43pm
Dear Annie
I am just now learning of John's passing, and Dave's. You deserve a big hug for the devotion you lived and loved. I looked forward seeing you both at Allendale and how positive you remained through John's illness. Know that your families will be in my prayers tonight. God Bless you.
June & Bill MacLean
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Ruth Gagnon

Posted at 07:50pm
So very sorry for your loss Anne! Truly hoping that I will see the Allendale family in the near future. Hold tight to the good times and memories!
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Don & Ruth Taylor

Posted at 08:13am
Dear Anne and Family:

John will be missed by some many friends he made through the years. Always a ready smile, always ready to help out. He will be missed.

Sincerely, Don and Ruth Taylor
DT

Don & Ruth Taylor

Posted at 08:12am
Dear Anne and Family:

John
JH

John Hrycko

Posted at 07:33pm
My condolences to everyone in the family. I only knew John through Allendale LTC. It's a tough time for everyone but he's in a better place now ...
Prayers to all in the family.
John Hrycko
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