John Palmer

John Arthur Douglas Palmer

Friday, June 9th, 1922 - Monday, July 13th, 2020
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John Arthur Palmer
1922 - 2020
John Arthur Palmer of Tillsonburg passed away peacefully on July 13, 2020 at his residence, with loving family by his side at the age of 98. Born in London, Ontario, son of Arthur and Kathleen Palmer. John moved to Tillsonburg from Toronto in 1998. While in Tillsonburg he enjoyed model railroading. He was a Professional Electrical Engineer for Reliance Corporation. Loving husband of Jean Palmer (2017), father of daughter Barbara (1987) and son David (Cathy). Loving grandfather of Jeannette McLachlan (Brett), Jeff Palmer and Kim Carson (Kirk). Brother to Shirley Hayes (Gordon). Cremation has taken place. A private family service will take place at a later date. A special thank you to Personal Support Workers and Nurses from Care Partners Team 6. If you wish to make a donation in memory of John, please consider the Canadian Red Cross. Donations can be made by contacting Ostrander’s Funeral Home Limited , 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg, ON N4G 3T6 (519)842-5221). Personal condolences and favourite memories can be shared at
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    Tillsonburg Cemetery Columbarium
    191193 Simcoe St.
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Amy DeMoor

Posted at 10:23am
My deepest sympathy goes to David and all of John's family. May he rest in peace. I had the honour of meeting him and Jean roughly 8 years ago and they were such a wonderful, delightful couple. Since Jean's death I know all John wanted was to be with her. Fly high John... We will miss you. ❤

The Team at Thomson Mahoney Delorey LLP

Posted at 09:13am
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Posted at 08:54am
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