Loving husband of Marie Kowal.
Much loved Father of Debbie Lynne and her husband Bruce of Port Perry, Joe Kowal of California, Debbie Ann Kowal of Florida, Terry and Christine Baker of Arizona.
Grandfather of Chris (Tiffany), Lindsay, Ashleigh (Charlie), Courtney, Molly, Natalie, Alex, Alexandria and Victoria.
Great Grandfather of Taylor, Ashlyn, Dage, Elle, Owen, Vaida and Wayne.
John will be fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Pauline and brother-in-law Bill (Sharon) and their families.
Private family service will be held at BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 5295 Thickson Rd. N. Whitby on Thursday January 21st at 1:00 p.m.
Interment will follow at GROVESIDE CEMETERY, Brooklin.
In memory of John, memorial donations may be made to Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation or Lakeridge Health Oshawa.
Messages of condolence and shared memories can be left at barnesmemorialfuneralhome.com .