Captain John V. SHEARDOWN, C.M.
World War II Veteran
1924 - 2012
Passed away peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital, Sunday, December 30 at the age of 88. John is survived by his beloved wife Zena, father of Robin, John and Jackie (deceased) grandfather of Robert, Perry, Cindy, Christopher, Britney and Ashley. Dear brother of Jean, Ramona (deceased) Betty Ann and uncle to several nephews and nieces. John will be sadly missed by his wife Zena, his children and relatives, as well as many dear friends and former colleagues from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Citizenship and Immigration.
His family wishes to thank his caregivers Jana and Anne as well as the staff at the Perley Rideau (G2N) for their care and support.
At his request, John will be cremated. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to a charity of your choice.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Jan. 5, 2013