John Francis Niedzwiecki left this earth in his 88th year on January 27, 2013 at Sunset Manor, Collingwood. In his final days John was wrapped in the tender love of his wife Ruth, their children and grandchildren and in the care and compassion of Sunset Manor staff. His passing was as gentle and as peaceful as he was to all that knew and loved him.
John is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Ruth (nee Grimes) and children Dale (Jim Hajas) Georgina (Doug Smith) John (Susan Godfrey) Hope (Garry Mountjoy) and Dean. He leaves also his very special grandson Josh and much loved grandsons Kyle and Philip and Keelan and granddaughter Kristine and great-granddaughter Arianna-Hope. He is fondly remembered by Doug’s children Pat, Mike and Leslie and Doug and Georgina’s grandchildren Meaghan, Liam, Chloe, Tyler, Gabriel and Annabel.
John will be forever missed, forever remembered and forever loved.
Visitation will take place on Friday Feb.1, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday February 2, 2013 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Reception to follow.
Donations in lieu of flowers are appreciated to the Alzheimer Society or Algonquin Grace Hospice.
A Legion service will be held on Friday at 3pm.
Ed & Sandra Vanderhout
The Niedzwiecki family:So sorry to hear of your loss.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jack & Maudena Farnsworth
Sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. He was a good man.
Dear Dale and Jim. Please accept my thanks for your kind words to my family, and I offer my condolences on the loss of your father Dale, may you be comforted and supported by the love of your friends and family at this time.
Ellen & Charles Benton
Georgina – We would like to pass along our thoughts and warm wishes at this very difficult time – to you and to your family. Know that friends are thinking of you and love you. Sincerely, Ellen and Charles
Tina Kirk & Mario Carpenelli
Dear Hope may God bless you, your Mother & your entire family.
O God, who hast commanded us to honor our father and our mother; in Thy mercy have pity on the soul of your father, and forgive him his trespasses; and make you to see him again in the joy of everlasting brightness. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Frank and Joan Chiarelli
Dear Hope and Family, we were so saddened to hear about your Father’s passing.Please treasure his memories and know he is in the arms of his Lord and Saviour. May he rest in peace and may God ease your sorrow.Frank and Joan Chiarelli
Agnes and Bob Dumane
Please accept our sincerest condolences on the passing of John. He was the dearest, kindest, good hearted soul. He loved nature and life as it surrounded him. Both Bob & I were fortunate enough to have him landscape our cottage for several years. His knowledge of the great outdoors was astonishing. His wife & children are in our thoughts & prayers. John, you will be surrounded by God’s green pastures and there will be plenty up there to keep you busy! You will be sadly missed down here. Love, Agnes
Dearest Hope, my love & thoughts are surrounding you this week as I think of the tragic loss of your beloved Father. May his memories flourish & your pain subside. The loving Lord will keep your family safe & protected. Please give my sincerest well wishes to your Mother & the rest of your family. Please remember that I am here should you need to talk or be comforted. I love you. Kind & gentle thoughts your way,
Please accept my sincerest condolences in the passing of your Father, “John””. Remember that he was loved so much for the wonderfully
Dear Hope, Please be comforted by the Lord Jesus Christ in this most trying, hurtful time. Your Father is so comforted just knowing that he has so much love & devotion dedicated to him. May God bless his soul & give him eternal peace. Sincerest condolences to your mother & all of your family. Lord hear your prayers. xo
Susanne Watt (Diplock)
Ruth and family` I am sorry to hear of your loss. I have many good memories of John as I grtew up.
Don and Nadine Diplock
Ruth and familySo sorry to hear of your loss.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Doug & Bonita Austin
So sorry to hear of Mr. Niedzwiecki’s passing. I remember many rides in the back of his orange truck to/from Rover meetings at Ray Smith’s. He’s one of the many wonderful people we meet on life’s road.Doug
Joy, Art and family
Dale, Georgina, John, Hope,Dean and Aunt Ruth: Thinking of you all at this time of sorrow. Prayers that God will wrap you all in His Love and Peace. Uncle John was a faithful steward of God’s creation, enjoying nature, gardening and the great out-doors.