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John Francis Tourout

John Francis Tourout

Born In: Piccadilly, Newfoundland and Labrador
Born: April 12th, 1934

Passed on: March 8th, 2016

On March 8, 2016 John Francis Tourout, age 81, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving and devoted family. John was born on April 12, 1934 to the late John and Catherine Tourout of Piccadilly, NL. He was also predeceased by his sisters: Nina Cornect, Pricellia Strickland; brothers: Cecil, Ray and Gus Tourout and grandson Jamie. John was always known as a hard worker taking on positions with the Army Base in Stephenville as a driver; working in the Smelt Fishery in Piccadilly; running Clearwater Fine Foods and trucking for Day & Ross. Having a keen mind for business, he established his own company Tourout Enterprises in 1976 and the Piccadilly Lounge in 1978. He was a great entertainer who loved fiddle music and spending time with family and friends playing darts, pool and cards. John also loved to cook and spend time outdoors moose hunting and fishing. He will be greatly missed and forever loved by his wife Marguerite; children: Robert (Florence), Richard (Riza), June (Joey), Mona (Roy), Katie (Jerry), Tina (Damien), Doug (Lucielle), Glenda (Glenn), Dervilla (Garette); loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren; brother Joey; sisters: Edna (Dave), Genevieve, Katheline (Pat), Mercedes (Alex), Anita (Charlie), Annie Mary (Russell) as well as other family and friends. To honor and respect John's wishes, cremation has taken place at Humber Valley Crematorium. The Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Piccadilly beginning at 2 p.m. with Father Jim Robertson officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Ronald McDonald House, St. John's, NL. To sign the family guest book or make a memorial donation please visit our website at www.fillatre.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Fillatre's Funeral Home, Stephenville Crossing, NL.

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