ANDERSON, John David

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ANDERSON, John DavidWith our hearts broken the family of John David Anderson announce his death at the age of 61. His valiant struggle to survive acute and chronic leukemia and subsequent stem cell transplant ended suddenly on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the Sault Area Hospital.

Best friend and soul mate of Karen Willert.  Beloved father of Danielle and cherished Poppy of Hannah and Lauren Horlick all of Torbay, N.L.  Predeceased by his parents John and Jean Anderson and his brother Terry.  Dear brother of Gordon (Margaret) of Thunder Bay, ON, Barbara Smith (Roland) of Gouldtown, SK, Elias (Sherri) of Conception Bay South, N.L., and Robert (Darlene) of Charlo, N.B.  Brother-in-law of Jackie Anderson of Conception Bay South, N.L.  Much loved son-in-law of Raymond Landers (late Jean).  Brother-in-law of Vicki McKinnon (Bob) of Etobicoke and Brenda Dinsmore (Anthony Brunetta).  Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Much adored uncle to Leslie and Kelly McKinnon and Katherine (Joe Burns) and Adam Marcil.

John was proud of his heritage and grew up in St. John’s NL in a large family. Proud Father and Adoring Poppy, he was a Loyal, Charming, True Friend who took on the world with a Joke and a Smile! He will be missed by everyone who knew him, especially his Best Friends, Randy & Debbie Burns and their Family.

Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 6 – 9 pm.  Memorial Service from Willowgrove United Church on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11 am.  Rev. Dr. David Zub officiating.

Memorial contributions to Hope Air, Heart & Stroke Foundation or to Willowgrove United Church Gifts and Memorials would be appreciated.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com