McKenna- Peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Friday October 13, 2023. John “Jack” Richard McKenna, age 92 years of Corunna. Loving husband of 67 years to Catharine (nee Needham). Adoring father of Gord (Linda), Jane (Dave) and Judy (David). Treasured grandfather of Caitlan, Chris, Tesla (Scott), Sarah, Nikki, Tegan and his grand dogs Lily, Bear and Quake. He was predeceased by; his parents, Lloyd and Estella (nee Boulton) McKenna and by his brother, Ronald (1926). Jack worked at Polysar from 1951 to 1990 and upon his retirement he and Catharine enjoyed travelling with friends in Canada and the US. His greatest joy was his family, especially his 6 grandchildren. Through the years Jack was very involved in his community. He was with the Sarnia Legionnaires from 1948 to 1960. He joined SO-CO-MO hockey in 1960 and was the first referee-in-chief at the Mooretown Arena. He was an elder in the Presbyterian Church of Canada and was a life member of the Lambton County Historical Society. He was inducted into the Sarnia- Lambton Sports Hall of Fame in 2001. In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Wednesday October 18, 2023 from 4-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers his family would appreciate sympathy being expressed through memorial donations to the C.E.E. Hospital Auxiliary in gratitude for the excellent care given to Jack and his family while he was a patient in the acute care ward there. Messages and condolences may be left online at www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845
John “Jack” McKenna
Wednesday October 18, 2021 from 4-6 p.m.
C.E.E. Hospital Auxiliary
There will be no formal funeral service at this time.