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Born: Nov 19, 1933

Date of Passing: May 02, 2021

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November 19, 1933 – May 2, 2021

John immigrated to Canada with his wife Lisa in 1958, from Maastricht, Netherlands. They had two children together, Deanna Tayler (Ron Tayler), Paul Vernaus (Carmela Vernaus). John loved his family more than anything else especially his three grandchildren, Jason Tayler, Carly Chuby and Justine Vernaus. He also had three great-grandchildren that were the apple of his eye, Logan Chuby, Elle Chuby and Ryan Tayler.
John was an avid sports fan, he coached his son's soccer team for many years and brought them to a provincial championship. He never missed one of his son's hockey games or his daughter's swim meets.
After retiring John and Lisa spent a lot of time enjoying their cottage at Patricia Beach. It was touching to see how John and Lisa's love for each other remained as strong as the day they married.
He will be sadly missed but we have many happy memories.
A private Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, 510 River Ave., Winnipeg, MB. Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m., Rev. Father Sam Argenziano presiding. Due to COVID restriction the mass will be limited to immediate family members only. Live-streaming of the mass will be made available on the Holy Rosary

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 08, 2021

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • We were just thinking about John the other day and then we saw his obituary. We were greatly saddened to hear about his passing. Please accept our condolences. He was a great guy. (Dianne) - Posted by: Dianne and Kendra (Winnipeg Hearing Centres) on: May 12, 2021

  • John was a terrific individual, a real gentleman. His love of his Family and the Game of Soccer was evident throughout his life. John and I were involved in Soccer and we would Referee Soccer games especially Tournaments. We had a long standing respect for the Game as well as to each other. His accent was so pleasant that I just loved our lengthy conversations. He will be missed. R.I.P. John. - Posted by: John Wawszko (Friend and fellow Soccer Coach and referee) on: May 12, 2021

  • Our deepest sympathies to the family. We will have fond memories of Uncle John. Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. Heartfelt thoughts go out to you in this time of sorrow. - Posted by: Pete and Rita Vernaus (Nephew ) on: May 10, 2021

  • I haven't seen John for a few years now but always enjoyed our visits whether it was at Pete's body shop back in the day or just running into him in the neighborhood. RIP John, you will be missed. - Posted by: PAT MOONEY (Friend) on: May 08, 2021

  • We are saddened that we will no longer hear the interesting stories and tales he always had, his great smile and laugh. We send our condolences to Deanna, Omie, Jason, Carly and their families. - Posted by: Bob & Sue Partridge (Related to family through marriage ) on: May 08, 2021

  • I knew John over many years of family gatherings. I remember how much he loved to laugh and joke. My condolences to the family. - Posted by: Janice Tayler (Sister of Ron Tayler) on: May 08, 2021

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