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John Sanderson

November 19, 1929 October 12, 2018
John Sanderson
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Obituary for John Sanderson

John Nelson Arthur Sanderson
Peacefully surrounded by his family at the very special Matthews House Hospice in Alliston on Friday October 12, 2018 in his 89th year. Loving husband of his best friend Donna. Son of the late George Sanderson and Eva (Rocheford). Cherished father of Rob (Mary) and Wendy (Patrick Morris). Beloved brother of Marilyn (Tim Lumsden). Dearest Grampa/Poppa to Bill (Fiona), Bryan and Emily, Sarah, Bradley, Erin and Ryan. John’s passions included his family and many friends; golf, hockey, tennis, and always winning at cribbage; great history debates and conversations at the cottage at Four Mile Lake and at Pine Lakes (Ft. Myers); his memorable moments at Bishops University; his proud careers as a highly respected Chartered Accountant and his prominent role as Head of Business at Sir John A MacDonald High School in Scarborough and the Faculty of Education at the University of Toronto. Celebration of Life will be held at W. John Thomas Funeral Home, 244 Victoria St. E., Alliston, L9R 1V6 on Saturday October 20, 2018 at 11 am. If desired, memorial donations to Matthews House Hospice 131 Wellington St. E., Ont. L9R 1G7 705-435-7218 would be greatly appreciated.

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11:00 AM 10/20/2018 11:00:00 AM
W. John Thomas Funeral Home

244 Victoria Street East
Box 309
Alliston, ON L9R 1V6

Celebration of Life and reception to follow.

W. John Thomas Funeral Home
244 Victoria Street East Alliston L9R 1V6 ON

Memorial Contribution

Matthews House Hospice


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