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John Greenfield
October 24, 1928 - November 4, 2015
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<div itemprop="description">We are deeply saddened to announce that, following a brief illness, John passed into God&rsquo;s hands on November 4, 2015 at the age of 87.<br />He will be greatly missed by his loved and loving wife of 57 wonderful years, Barbara. Cherished father of Robert (Jose) and Alison (Patrick).<br />John will be remembered with love by his extended family as &ldquo;Uncle John&rdquo;, and was fondly referred to as &ldquo;Papa John&rdquo; by his grandchildren and great grandchildren.<br />He also leaves behind a large group of friends and neighbours (both old and new) who share memories of his caring, thoughtful nature.<br />The family would like to extend special thanks for the care and support provided by CCAC, especially Zuzana from Bayshore HealthCare, and continued support by Dr. John Nelson, Sue and Jane. <br />John proudly served the community as a volunteer firefighter for many years. He started his service under the late Chief Tommy Beach, his admired father-in-law. He was a constant source of strength to Ida Beach, his late mother-in-law.<br />He was actively involved at Ryerson United Church, and was a retiree of Dofasco.<br />In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place.<br />There will be a gathering of friends for visitation with the family in the Fireside Room at Ryerson United Church, 265 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 11:30AM. Service to commence at 1:00 PM in the church. A time of reflection, with light refreshments, to follow. A private family interment will take place at St Andrew&rsquo;s Cemetery.<br />In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to either Ryerson United Church, or Camp Trillium &ndash; a wonderful place for children living with cancer. Online condolences may be made at<br /></div>