HATTEN, William John


(October 20, 1926 – September 27, 2015) Peacefully at the Thessalon Hospital on Sunday September 27, 2015.

William John Hatten of Desbarats in his 89th year, beloved husband of the late Shirley Hatten for 56 years.  Loving father of Scott and Karey ( Kevin ) both of Desbarats.  Special Grandpa to Krystal and Ben English of Rudyard Michigan, Justin Hatten of Sault Ste. Marie, Cody Hatten of Squamish BC, Brittney Hatten ( Matt ) of Desbarats and The Late L.J. Muncaster.  Great-Grandfather to Zoey and Alex Hatten and Katie English and one great grandchild expected shortly.  Dear son of The Late Clare and Mary Hatten and son-in-law of the late John and Esther Jackson.  Dear brother of Wayne Hatten ( Gisele ) and The Late Vera Hicks ( Earl ).  Dear brother-in-law of Gerry Shewfelt ( Milton ) of Sault Ste. Marie, Jim Jackson ( Barb ) and Dale Jackson ( Debbie ) both of St Joseph Island and The Late Ethel, Maryellen ( Chester ) and Roberta ( Late Wes ). Special friend of Al and Cindy Stobie.  Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Johns life will be announced later.

Donations to the Blind River District Health Centre – Thessalon Site gratefully accepted.

Special thanks to Dr Eric Haapala, Dr Rowe, Dr Heather Blois and the nursing staff of the Thessalon Hospital ( especially Jenn and Nick ) for the wonderful care that Dad received.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beggs Funeral Home, Thessalon, Ontario.