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John Cheriton

John  Cheriton

Born In: Tiverton, United Kingdom
Born: November 5th, 1917

Passed in: Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: October 12th, 2015

John Nolan Cooper Cheriton was born November 5, 1917 in
Tiverton, England. He died October 12, 2015 in Dawson Creek,
British Columbia. Nolan was a long time resident of Pouce Coupe where he lived with his wife Jessie until her passing in 2013. Nolan was a gunner in WWII. He ran a saw mill with Jessie before moving to Dawson Creek, where he worked for 10 years for the city. He also worked for Bawden Drilling and Swanberg Bros., trucking and running the camps with Jessie before retiring. Upon retirement Nolan built a home for Jessie and himself. He also took up gardening which became a large part of who he was. There wasn’t anything that Nolan could not make grow when the sun was shining. He lived alone at home with his cats until his passing. Nolan passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Dawson Creek & District hospital with his son Gerry and daughter-in-law Raylene by his side. He leaves behind 5 sons, 1 daughter, 19 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Nolan will always be remembered as a kind, gentle and loving man.
A memorial service was held Friday, October 16, 2015 at Bergeron’s Funeral Chapel, officiated by Pastor Cory Lizotte. Inurnment followed in Riverview Cemetery,
Pouce Coupe, British Columbia. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Nolan may be made by donation to the SPCA South Peace Branch 637-114 Avenue,
Dawson Creek, British Columbia V1G 3A1.
Arrangements were entrusted to Bergeron Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd.




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