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Born: Jun 25, 1937

Date of Passing: Sep 13, 2023

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June 25, 1937 - September 13, 2023

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing on September 13, 2023 of our beloved husband, father and papa.

Dad is survived by his wife (our mom) Arlene of 60 years, together with his children, Laurie (Joe), Kim (Terry) and Brad (Sandy), grandchildren, Kay-Lee (Bradyn), Daniel (Jazmin), Madison and Brooklyn, and great-granddaughter, Sawyer. Dad is also survived by his brother, Harry, sister-in-law, Pat (Edmonton), sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Barbara and Dennis (Newdale), along with numerous nieces, nephews, friends and his granddogs.

Cremation has taken place. At Dad’s request, we will celebrate him in a private family interment.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice in his memory.

Family and friends may sign a book of condolence at

Glen Lawn Funeral Home


As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 16, 2023

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • I did not know John Fotty at all, but I have had the pleasure of working with both his daughters, Kim and Laurie. From conversations we had, I know how much they loved their dad and how heart wrenching it is to lose him. He will always be there in your hearts and you will remember him in many ways. My deepest sympathy to the entire family. Sincerely, Carolyn Gillespie - Posted by: Carolyn (co-worker) on: Sep 22, 2023

  • Reminiscing about the good old days in Grand Rapids. John was the link to Winnipeg for our family. Deepest condolences to Arlene and family. - Posted by: Dorothy Allen (Friend) on: Sep 21, 2023

  • Thinking of you all. Uncle John was always such a kind and wonderful man. - Posted by: Shannon Burnett Armstrong (Neice) on: Sep 17, 2023

  • To Brad, Laurie and family. I only met your father a couple of times. He was a very kind, funny and caring man. I’m so very sorry for your loss. I hope you can take some comfort in the beautiful memories I’m sure you have of him. Hugs to you and your families as you navigate this very difficult time. Take care of yourselves. - Posted by: Carol Kilmury-Lemire (Friend of the family) on: Sep 17, 2023

  • Our deepest condolences to the whole Fotty family. So sorry for you loss. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. He was a wonderful man. - Posted by: Tracy and Keith Proskie (Friend) on: Sep 16, 2023

  • Dear Brad and the Fotty family, So very sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest condolences and sympathy. We will be praying for peace and comfort for you and your family at this very difficult time. God bless, love and prayers, Lorne and Heather Korol - Posted by: Lorne and Heather Korol (Friend ) on: Sep 16, 2023

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