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Born: Oct 19, 1944

Date of Passing: Apr 27, 2020

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It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved husband and father, John F. Walters, on April 27, 2020.
John was born in Witney, England on October 19, 1944. He was predeceased by his mother Eileen, father Aubrey, and brother Kevin. John will be lovingly remembered by his wife Maureen, daughter Kelly, brother Brian (Liz); sisters, Carolyn (Fred) and Sharon; sister-in-law Candace (John), brother-in-law Mark (Lea); and sisters-in-law, Ginette and Diane. Also left to cherish his memory are his niece, nephews, great-nephews and many friends.
John had a great sense of humour and made friends everywhere he went. He enjoyed fishing and visiting friends at the lake. He also loved taking a drive out to the Half Moon in the summer. The Saturday morning crossword was another favourite of John's and a tradition that we will carry forward.

Tight lines and straight shooting, Dad.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.
In keeping with John's wishes, cremation has taken place no formal service will be held.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 02, 2020

Condolences & Memories (11 entries)

  • So very sorry to hear of John's passing. Having worked with John for many years in MPI's Customer Service depts., I know how good he was at his job, which wasn't an easy one, He assisted so many customers with their concerns over the years -something to be proud of. When we would bump into each other, after having moved onto different departments, talk was always about family, especially you Maureen (Mo) and Kelly. HIs quick wit and sense of humour were always present. To Maureen,Kelly and family, sincere condolences from my husband Earl and I. May all your special memories bring you comfort. John was definitely one of the good guys. And as we always greeted each other by our last names, I say, "Rest easy, Mr. Walters, my friend". I'm sure George Fox and the "2 Daves" were among the 1st in line to greet you. - Posted by: Pat Winn (friend/co-worker) on: May 13, 2020

  • I am so sad to hear of John’s passing. I loved to see his and Maureen’s smiling faces coming into Salisbury House for breakfast. He would always play the toy machine and hand out stuffies to the children in the restaurant. He will be missed, sending condolences to his beautiful wife and family at this time. - Posted by: Jessi Henderson (Server at Salisbury House ) on: May 09, 2020

  • Sorry to here about John, I thoroughly enjoyed Tuesday night hockey, years ago with the MPI boys. Great times. - Posted by: Jimmie skinner (Aquaintance) on: May 09, 2020

  • Our deepest condolences Maureen and Kelly and family. We are so sorry to hear of John's passing especially in these difficult times when it's not easy to have family close. - Posted by: Philippe & Jackie (Ginette's parents) on: May 07, 2020

  • Maureen and Kelly, I met John and Maureen on a Sunday at Kendel's for breakfast. John was so funny and up to no good most times when they came in. I haven't seen you in a long while but have wondered about the two of you. John always had a hug and a big smile. I'm so very sorry for your loss. Nancy the cheeky waitress at Kendel's - Posted by: Nancy (friend) on: May 06, 2020

  • Maureen & Kelly & family-sincere condolences at this difficult time from our family to yours.. The Roche Family - Posted by: Bruce Roche (Friends ) on: May 05, 2020

  • Maureen and Kelly, so sorry to hear about John’s passing, nothing seems to be normal anymore, something we all have to get used to i guess. Anyway am thinking of you, take care of yourself. XX - Posted by: June norton (Cousin ) on: May 04, 2020

  • I'm so sorry for your loss Maureen and Kelly and family and friends of John. He was such a friendly man and seriously funny. He kept everyone on their toes with his comments too. He offered to help me anytime I had a question even though we didn't work in the same department. He explained things so well and always helped anyone at work. He was such a good hearted man. I pray God's comfort and peace over your hurting hearts. Hugs to all of you. - Posted by: Angela Stupak (Coworker at MPI) on: May 03, 2020

  • Dear Maureen, We are so very sorry to hear of John's passing. His laughter and friendship will be missed by all who knew him. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. John and Cheryl Shields (Friend and Co-worker) - Posted by: John and Cheryl Shields (Friend and Co-worker) on: May 02, 2020

  • All of us at Shooters are very sorry to hear of John' s passing. He was a morning fixture and we looked forwatd to his jokes and news of the day. Our thoughts are with Maureen and the family. We will miss him. Guido and Sue Cerasani And the Shooters family - Posted by: Guido and Sue Cerasani (Friends) on: May 02, 2020

  • Maureen and Kelly no words can express our sorrow. Our heartfelt condolences go out to you. We will miss all the road trips, chuckles and flirts. Johnny was one of a kind and will be dearly missed . Hugs ❤️ Love Maggie and Barb V - Posted by: Barb and Marg Veitch (Friends) on: May 02, 2020

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