Emery- John Herman Emery, a former resident of Wallaceburg and recently of Corunna passed away on Saturday July 15, 2023 in his 88th year. John was born in Wallaceburg and was the son of the late Herman and Cora (Vincent) Emery. He was the beloved husband of Colleen (Lozon). Loving father of Paul Emery and his wife Tricia Welbourn and Chris Emery and his wife Nicole (Turner). He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jacob, Tyler and Clementine. He was the loving brother of Patricia DeWolf (the late Maurice) (2016) and Gertrude Coveny (the late John) (2015). John will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Kathleen (Hockin) (1967). John was employed by Waltec Industries for 41 years. The final 30 years as a salesman. He was a proud member of the Wallaceburg Sports Hall of Fame as a player in hockey, baseball and lacrosse. John’s family would like to extend a very sincere thank you to Christine Romansky, John’s niece, for the loving personal care and for the compassion shown to John through his many visits to doctor appointments, hospital stays and respite. Thanks is also extended to the staff at Albany Residence in Petrolia, Residence on the St. Clair in Sarnia and to the doctors and nurses at Bluewater Health, Sarnia for the excellent care given to John during his time in their care. In keeping with John’s wishes cremation has taken place and a private family committal service was held in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. A celebration of John’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Inn of the Good Shepherd or to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna. Messages and condolences may be left online @ www.knightfuneralhome.ca knight 519-862-2845
There will be no formal visitation at this time.
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A celebration of life will be held at a later date.