John Havekes

John Havekes of Mountain, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Mon., July 25, 2011, in his 83rd year.

He was the beloved husband of Dien. John was the loving Dad of Joanne (Peter), Bill (Marie), Henry (Barbara), Richard (Louise), Robert (Murielle), John (Joanne), Carl (Kimberly), and Jim (Kathy). He was the cherished grandpa of 24 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and was predeceased by Benjamin Havekes. He is survived by five sisters and two brothers and was predeceased by his sister, Ann. He will be fondly remembered by the Koekkoek families.

John will rest at the Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church Street, South Mountain (613-989-3836) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today, Wed., July 27. A funeral mass will be held at St. Daniel’s Roman Catholic Church in South Mountain on Thurs., July 28 at 10:30 am, followed by interment at St. Daniel’s Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital or to St. Daniel’s Catholic Church Memorial Fund.