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Obituary of John Francis Peter Young

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Peacefully, on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at the Bon Air Long Term Care Residence in Cannington, at age 85. John Young, beloved husband of the late Lorraine (nee Billard). Loving father of Donna Young and her husband George Wallis of British Columbia, Lorna and her husband Tim Hilts of Pefferlaw, Shane Young (deceased) and his wife Donna of Jackson Point, and to his adopted son Dakota Wilkes of Windsor. Loved grandfather of Rory Hilts, Arik Hilts, Sean Matthews, JJ Young (deceased), and Micheal Young and great grandfather of Roman Hilts, Hailee Reid, T.J. Matthews, and Oliver Sutherland. John was predeceased by his brother and sister. He will be remembered by all of his nieces and nephews.


The family of John Young will host a Celebration of John’s life at the THORNE FUNERAL HOME, 109 Laidlaw Street South in Cannington (705-432-2672) on Saturday, July 6th from 2 – 5 p.m. Interment will take place in Newfoundland at a later date. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Resident’s Activity Fund at the Bon Air Long Term Care Residence, or The Nourish and Develop Foundation in Cannington. Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at


Celebration of John's Life

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, July 6, 2024
THORNE Funeral Home
109 Laidlaw Street South - Box 236
Cannington, Ontario, Canada

Final Resting Place

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
799 Topsail Road
Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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1939 - 2024

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