Joseph was born August 27, 1918, Acadiaville, Northumberland Co., NB. Died: Jan. 7, 1981, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Guelph, ON. Buried Acton, ON where he lived with his wife and family and operated a campground called “THE BREEZES.” Married Hannah Gertrude Smallwood from Chaplin Island Road, North Co., NB. Nan, as she was called, was born July 3, 1922 and baptized July 17, 1922. This campground is still in business and is now owned and operated by his daughter, Linda and her husband, Robert. At a young age, John, contacted scarlet fever, which at the age of 14 years he went deaf. John and Hannah first lived in Toronto; later they purchased this campground. John in adulthood worked on a Cattle & Pig farm and then at a Mink Ranch while in Bathurst. After moving to Ontario, he worked for Canada Packers in the slaughtering and dressing house where he contacted Undulant Fever, which Doctors say he received from working with animals. He later transferred to Advertising. John died from Polymiocylitis. Funeral Service was held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. from Shoemaker Funeral Home, Acton, Ontario. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery, Acton, Ontario
Courtesy: Geraldine Harris
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