Schnurr, John

April 21, 1953 ~ August 29, 2021

SCHNURR, John Charles Paul – Age 68 of Corunna, passed away at his home on Sunday, August 29, 2021. Beloved husband of Lynne Schnurr (née McGregor) for 48 years. Loving father of Jeanette Schnurr-Robey (Michael Robey) and Christopher Schnurr (Jordan Ball). Cherished grandfather of Cedric and Madison Selph. Dear brother of Dale Schnurr, David Schnurr, Barbara “Barbie” Boyd (Roger Boyd), Mary Ellen Anderson (Erling Anderson), Cathy van Gennip (Hans van Gennip) and Patricia “Patty” Schnurr. Predeceased by his parents Jack (John) and Evelyn Schnurr (née Mortimer) and brother, Steven Schnurr.

John enjoyed spending time fishing on Georgian Bay with his brothers, and later his children and grand kids. When he wasn’t on the go he was creating beautiful wood carvings that adorned his home.  His favourite memory was having a few drinks with Jimmy Buffet.

“If there’s a heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached.”
-Jimmy Buffett

At John’s request there will be no visitation or service. A celebration of life may be arranged at a later date. Cremation has taken place.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation ( or Canadian Mental Health Association ( ).

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  1. Learning about John death today. Deeply saddened. Just today morning only I was thinking about him. John hired me to manage the technical side of his company Nvisible links. My interview and discussion regarding his company was at this home in owen sound. Me and my family drove to owen sound from Toronto. He and Lynne welcomed us with warm hearts. It was fun working with John. He even paid for my moving from toronto to owen sound. He even arranged a temporary bungalow for our stay, which also had a swimming pool 🙂 the house owners of the bungalow were also there. They cooked and shared food with us. it was a memorable experience. He invited me for christmas at his new home in Wiarton. We travelled across owen sound to deploy wireless high speed connection. So many fond memories and it will always in my heart… You will be missed my friend.. Rest in peace.

  2. I am so sorry that John has passed. My condolences to all. I remember him as a great kid, and a man who knew what was right, and how to get it. He will be missed.

  3. Lynne, Jeanette, and Chris, John will be missed. He lived and loved life and when I spoke with him a week ago he was telling me he had one more project. John was a special person and Lynne, Jeanette and Chris I am deeply saddened for the loss of your husband and father. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

  4. Lynne, Jeanette, Chris so sorry to hear of Johnny’s passing! Thinking of you all at this difficult time! Hugs to you all !!

  5. A sad day, the loss of one who revelled in life. He will live on in the hearts of his family and friends.

  6. My deepest condolences at this difficult time. Lynne, Jeannette and Chris, he will be greatly missed. Biggest hugs!

  7. Dear Lynne, Jeantte and Chris,my thoughts and heart are with you during this time. I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one, as I know John he was a special person in your and our life. May the many happy memories that you made together be a consolation today and all the days ahead. I send you my sincere condolences and sympathies.