Oct. 9, 1941 – Oct. 2, 2019

Visiting Hours: 

October 19, 2019
from 1 p.m.

Visiting Location:

Lamarre & Son Funeral Home Alfred, Ontario


October 19, 2019
at 2 p.m.
Lamarre & Son Funeral Home’s Chapel
Alfred, Ontario

It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of John Hunter of Ottawa, formerly of Hawkesbury, Ontario.  John passed away with family by his side on Tuesday, October 2, 2019, at the age of 77 years. Loving husband of Johanne Poirier. Son of the late David Hunter and the late Emily Robinson. Dear father of Jennifer (Jason D’Angelo). Cherished grandfather of Jaden and Eliann. He is also survived by his sister Marion (late Edwin Kelly), his sister-in-law Diane Poirier and two nieces, Susan and Mary (André Aubé).

Friends and relatives may visit at Lamarre & Son Funeral Home, 453 St. Philippe Street, Alfred, Ontario, (613) 679-2802, on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 1 p.m. A Celebration of John’s Life will be held the same day at 2 p.m. in the funeral home’s chapel.

A very special thank you to the staff of the Ottawa General Hospital and Dr. André Gauthier for their compassion and excellent care provided to John. A special word for Salimata Sekou for her compassion and her engagement in giving John excellent care (We Care).

For those who wish, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 110-1525 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Z 8R9, would be appreciated.

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    • Pauline Fredette-Ledoux Posted 2019-11-17 8:51 pm

      Chère Johanne,
      Toutes mes condoléances, je viens tout juste d’apprendre cette triste nouvelle. Je pense à toi et ta famille. Pauline

    • Marie Pageau Handfield Posted 2019-10-22 7:34 am

      Chère Johanne, très désolé d.apprendre le depart de John en sachant combine tu l’aimais et que tu as en pris grand soin. Bon courage !

    • LYNE Robillard Posted 2019-10-19 8:00 pm

      Johanne, en ces moments difficiles, je tenais à te faire part de mes sincères condoléances pour John Hunter.

    • Jérémie Lanthier Posted 2019-10-19 12:37 pm

      Mes plus sincères sympathies à toi et toute la famille.

    • Carole Desforges & Daniel Robillard Posted 2019-10-19 10:19 am

      Nos plus sincères condoleances

    • carole germain brazeau Posted 2019-10-18 8:05 pm

      sincere sympathie

    • Lynne Joly-Crichton Posted 2019-10-18 3:40 pm

      Johanne,Diane et la famille de John: J’ ai de bons souvenirs,autour de la table de Mélia, avec vous tous et John qui nous taquinait tous !! Il fallait savoir rire de nous-même , parce que tout y passait.Je vous souhaite force de traverser ces moments tristes, et de vous rappeler de son grand sourire, de sa bonne humeur. Vous êtes dans mes pensées et dans mon coeur. Avec amour.

    • John & Dyan Ball Posted 2019-10-17 7:04 pm

      Dear Johanne & Family, Our hearts go out to you and your family regarding the loss of your Loving Husband, father and Brother. John was a real classy gentlemen . We will never forget him and remember our many Friday Night Dinner’s at Vic”s in Hawkesbury celebrating Date night with you ,John & , Marion & Ed and Johnny and I. So much fun!!! We certainly miss those days. You will be in our thoughts on Saturday and wishing we would be there with you , Marion and John’S daughter.
      May he watch over you & his family from the other side.

    • Maryse Laflamme Posted 2019-10-17 8:18 am

      Recevez mes très sincères condoléances et l’expression de ma plus profonde sympathie.

    • Bob and Willi Johnston Posted 2019-10-12 10:56 am

      We knew John to be a lovely man, one who garnered respect for his gentle words and kind demeanor. To Johanne, his loving wife, and his family, we offer our sincerest condolences.

    • claude &thérèse hoffman Posted 2019-10-11 6:02 pm

      A dear friend from the high school days and the golf &curling club. Sympathy to all the family

    • Carol Ann and Richard Allen Posted 2019-10-09 5:52 am

      We are so very sorry to learn of John’s passing. He and Richard shared many great chats about hockey . He was a very nice man.

    • Maryse Parisien Posted 2019-10-09 5:43 am

      Chers Diane, Johanne et Jennifer, Nous vous souhaitons nos plus sincères sympathies. Nos pensés sont avec vous durant ces moments difficiles.
      Maryse, Gonzalo, Miguel, Gabriela et Adela

    • Ronnie Brault Posted 2019-10-08 10:27 pm

      My sincere condolences go out to the Hunter family. I will always remember John on New Years Eve at the Hawkesbury Golf & Curling Club while playing DJ music there for many Dec 31 parties. John and I would always wish everyone Happy New Year at the stroke of midnight. John was a wonderful person. He will be sadly missed. RIP my friend.
      Ron Brault

    • Yves et Nicole Drouin Posted 2019-10-08 8:54 pm

      Nous vous offrons nos plus sincères condoléances

    • Leo & Marlyn Charbonneau Posted 2019-10-08 8:50 pm

      Dear Johanne, Jenifer, Mrs. Kelly and family, our deepest sympathy for your loss. We both have fond memories of John.
      God bless, Leo & Marlyn Charbonneau

    • Roxane Brunet Posted 2019-10-08 7:43 pm

      Mes plus sincères condoléances à toi Johanne ainsi qu’à toute la famille – Bon Courage

    • Uri and Dominique Posted 2019-10-08 5:07 pm

      We are very sorry for your loss of John and send you our warmest thoughts.

    • Lorraine Albert Posted 2019-10-08 1:14 pm

      Mes plus sincères condoléances, Johanne, ainsi qu’à toute ta famille. Je pense à vous dans ces moments difficiles.

    • Rowena Berg Posted 2019-10-08 8:39 am

      Sincere condolences to the Hunter family in their loss. John will be missed by all who knew him. Cherish your memories.

    • Philip Posted 2019-10-08 3:47 am

      Mes sympathie Johanne est tout la famille

    • Reina Lavigne Posted 2019-10-07 8:32 pm

      Nos plus sinceres Condoleances Que de beaux souvenirs resteront graves dans nos memoires. Prenant part a votre grand chagrin. De Reina et Vic Spina

    • Jean LeBlanc Posted 2019-10-07 6:33 pm

      sincères condoléances Johanne – on ne vous oublie pas…

    • Ghislaine Lauzon Posted 2019-10-07 4:16 pm

      Mes sincères condoléances chère Johanne. John était un homme très attachant; nous allons tous le manquer.
      Ghislaine Lauzon

    • Sergine Larocque Maynard Posted 2019-10-07 2:50 pm

      Mes très sincères condoléances.

    • Louise Lefebvre Posted 2019-10-07 12:02 pm

      Nos plus sincères condoléances.

    • claire drouin Posted 2019-10-07 11:50 am

      sinceres sympathies

    • John Hunter Posted 2019-10-07 10:38 am

      De : Denyse & Marcel Poirier

    • John Hunter Posted 2019-10-07 9:02 am

      Chère Johanne & Famille,
      C’est avec grand regret, que nous avons appris le décès de John. Soyez assuré, Johanne, Jennifer et Famille, de nos plus sincères condoléances. Perdre un époux, un père est difficile…. seule les beaux souvenirs, apaisera votre douleur. A toi Johanne, le courage et le dévouement que tu as démontré, lors de la longue maladie de John, est tout a ton honore! Nos pensées sont avec Toi! Amitiés!