JOHN DAVID ANKETELL Retired District Fire Chief - Etobicoke 1965-1994 Fly Straight Sweet Prince May Angels Guide Thy Flight It is with great sorrow that we announce John's passing on Saturday, February 15, 2014 in his 73rd year; beloved soul mate of Dianne; loving father of David and his wife Kim; cherished grandfather of Courtney and Zachary; remembered by his sisters Marnie Hyett (James) and Winnifred Hack (Donald, deceased); predeceased by his sisters Isobell and Eileen and his brothers George, Bill and Fred. John will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and many friends. Special thanks to Dr. Ostrowski and Dr. McKinnon, Heartfelt thanks to Sandi and Rob Hack, Michelle and Fred Davey, Gloria and Jim Porteous and all our friends and neighbours. Visitation will be held at the Dods & McNair Funeral Home & Chapel, 21 First St., Orangeville (519-941-1392), on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Private Family Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery, Orangeville. Donations in memory of John may be made to Headwaters Auxiliary. A tree will be planted in memory of John in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. A dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on Feb. 17, 2014