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John Joseph ‘JJ’ ST. JOHN

John Joseph ‘JJ’ ST. JOHN

Passed on: January 21st, 2018

It is with great sadness that we, the family of Joe ‘JJ’, announce his passing on January 21, 2018 at Cape Breton Regional Hospital. He was the son of the late Leo and Emmaline (Piercey) St. John. He was born and raised in Whitney Pier, and spent his working years climbing the steel as a rigger.
He is survived by his daughters, Marie, Heather Webster (Mike), and grandchildren, Sinead, William and Sarah, all of Guelph, ON. Also surviving are brothers, Pat ‘Bimbo’ (Marg), South Bar and Danny (Brenda), Truro, as well as brother-in-law, James Nimchuk.
He was predeceased by sisters, Sharon Nimchuk, Mary (Dan) Halleran, and brothers, Alex and Gregory.
Special thanks to Palliative Care Unit and Carefield Manor for their care and compassion.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 24 from 7-9 p.m. at Chant’s Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St. A Celebration of John’s Life will be held on Thursday, January 25 at 11 a.m. at the Chant’s Funeral Home Chapel with interment to take place in Resurrection Cemetery.
Donations in JJ’s memory may be made to a charity of choice.
Messages and memorials may be directed to the St. John family by visiting www.chantfuneralhome.ca.
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