“There will be an empty chair at the holiday table this year, but it will be filled with loving memories that John and Zena had. Memories of their lives spend together. You will never be forgotten.
“To John Sheardown's family: God bless you in your time of sorrow. A true hero died Dec. 30, 2012. The 6 people he sheltered in 1979 and many other Americans, including me, are grateful for his courage. Rest in peace, Mr. Sheardown!
“TO THE SHEARDOWN FAMILY,PLEASE KEEP THIS THOUGHT IN MIND AS YOU GO THROUGH THIS MOURNFUL TIME.("GOD IS LOVE"1JO.4:8)....N
“Served with John in London in the early 70's and enjoyed playing chess with him.
One of the real gentlemen and a suitable role-models for Canada's Immigration Service
“John will be missed by his many friends. Rest in peace, good man.
“Great-Grandad, I am very proud of you and what you did for those people. Will never forget coming to stay with you all those years ago. Just wish there was more time in this World! Im VERY proud and spreading the word from across "the pond".
“A true HERO who assisted Americans in need. God's comfort at this time to the family.