Nov 14, 1929 - Feb 6, 2013
Born in Obrigheim, Germany, Gotthard leaves behind with happy memories his wife of 34 years Cora; his loving children: Charles, Suzanne and Shirley, 6 grandchildren and many friends. John was a very active and long-time member of the Lynn Valley Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Vancouver Austrian Club and a volunteer Cancer Car driver. His passions included fishing, tennis, golfing and socializing with everyone he met. A Prayer service will be held Thursday, February 14th at 7:00 pm, the Funeral Service is on Friday, February 15th, 2013 at 11:00 am with reception to follow. All ceremonies will be held at Saint Edmund's Catholic Church, 545 Mahon Avenue, North Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.