Passed away at LHSC – Victoria Hospital with his family by his side on Thursday, October 26, 2023 of Ilderton at the age of 75. Loving husband of Heather (Moir) Swinkels for over 51 years. Proud dad of Lisa and Craig Jones, Duane and Ellen Swinkels, and Krista and Brad McAlpine. Adored Opa of Baylee, Kinsley, Mackenna, Alton, Ava, Landon, and Faye. Survived by his sisters; Marie Gyorgy, and Rita Harris. Dear brother-in-law of Gordon and Wendy Moir, and Jim and Marlene Maguire. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Gerald and Anna Swinkels, and sister-in-law Gail Maguire.
A celebration of John’s life will be held at the Ilderton Community Centre, 13168 Ilderton Road, ILDERTON on Thursday, November 2nd from 1 -4 PM with words of remembrance at 2 PM. Cremation with interment Medway Cemetery, Middlesex Centre.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.