Dennis, John

April 11, 1930 ~ June 18, 2016

imageDENNIS, JOHN ROBERT age 86, of Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia formerly of Enniskillen Township passed away on Saturday June 18, 2016. Beloved husband of Lois (Williams) Dennis for 63 years. Loving father of Garry (Janice) Dennis, Rick (Brenda) Dennis and Mark (Jennifer) Dennis. Dear grandfather of Wayne (Kelly) Dennis; Krista Dennis and Bob Christian; Michelle Dennis and John Rottier; Patrick Dennis; Courtney Dennis and Taylor Sharp; Michael Dennis and Daniel Dennis. Dear great grandfather of Katlyne Dennis, Wesley Dennis and Jace Sharp. Survived by sister Marion McPhedran (late Neil) as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Wesley and Lillian (Stewart) Dennis, sister Janet (Jack) Pray, and brothers Stanley (Marie) Dennis and Ernest Dennis. John was a member of the local Carpenters Union #1256 for 50 years, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion #216 Petrolia and he farmed in Enniskillen Township for 76 years.


Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN on Tuesday June 21, 2016 2-4 & 7-9 pm.


Funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday June 22, 2016 at 11:00am with Rev. Sandra Fogarty officiating. Interment Zion Cemetery.


Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Lambtonian Common Room Project and Brigden United Church.

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  1. My condolences Lois..John was a great man…I loved his warming bright smile…he was very kind..I have many memories over the numerous years you were neighbours with my grandparents Joyce and sorry to hear of John’s passing

  2. Dear Louis. I’m very sorry to hear about the passing of John. He was always so kind to me. Prayers for strength and peace to you and your family

    I miss seeing you at BASH

    Connie…..your old mail lady

  3. Dear Lois, Gary, Rick, Mark and families:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hold on to your memories through this time of sorrow.

  4. Lois & Family,
    John was one of those “special” people
    We will all have good memories of his time at Brigden Park Place!

    Joyce Arnold-Page

  5. Lois, Gary, Janice and the rest of the Dennis Family. Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Memories of all the good times you had with John will keep you going..
    Ann Freer Bilger

  6. Lois and Family, I’m so sorry for your loss. We have many many fond memories of John. His sense of humour was beautiful. Big Hug Lois!

  7. Lois and family my prayers and condolences at this time of your great loss. John was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed by all who had the privlege of knowing him. Lois I still remember the Cub law and Cub promise

  8. Lois & all your wonderful Family,

    I think of you all today with sorrow but also with a smile. John would want that. He loved a good joke or just to give him the gears after a quick witted comment he would give. Just remember the suffering is over and the pain is gone. Hugs to all, I’m so sorry I can’t be there in person but know I’m there in my heart and yours. I will give a big hug to Lois the next time I see her.

    Take care & cherish your memories,

    Kevin & Paula Hoskin & Family

  9. Lois and family,
    So sorry to read about the passing of your dear husband, father, and grandfather. My thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.

  10. Ta all of the Dennis family, Our heartfelt condolences on the passing of John. Treasure the memories.
    Rick and Carol Powell

  11. Lois, you are in our hearts and prayers at this sad time. Our condolences to all of your family.

  12. Sympathy to the Dennis family at this sad time. I remember John fondly from his toast making days at the legion breakfasts. He was a proud legion member.

  13. Lois & family
    Sending hugs and prayers to you and your family.
    Keep those precious memories close to your heart.
    ‚ô° Al & Karen Jones

  14. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Lois, Gary, Rick and Mark and the rest of Dennis family in the passing of John. John will forever be alive in your hearts with all the great memories you all have of him. Treasure those memories always. John will be a guardian Angel for you all.

  15. To all the Dennis Family, Nancy and I wish to express our condolences on your loss.