Stein, John Buchan

Stein, John Buchan

March 28th, 2016

Peacefully on Monday, March 28th, 2016 at Parkwood Hospital in his 75th year.  Beloved husband for 48 years to Sandra.  Loving father of Jacqueline (Robert) Shaw and Scott (Charlene) Stein. Proud Grandpa of Lauren, Claire and Noah Shaw and Abigail and Blake Stein.  Cherished brother of Ruth Gillespie and Marian (Warren) Davis.  Sadly missed by nephews Ryan Davis, Stephen Davis and their families.  Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London.  A memorial service will be conducted at WEST PARK CHURCH, 955 Gainsborough Road, on Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of John are asked to consider Gideons International or Open Doors International.  

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Angela ShimizuDear Scott and Charlene We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. What a time this is! We pray comfort, peace and strength for all of you. Love, The Shimizus
Rebekah GarlandDear Scott & Charlene: This has definitely been an overwhelming time you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this trying time. Love and prayers, The Garland Family
Brian and Rhonda FurtneySandra, Jackie, Scott and families. We are so saddened to learn of John's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Randy and Alison ShawJackie,Rob and kids we are sorry sorry to hear of the passing of your father, we are thinking of you all and praying for you for strength over the upcoming days.
Paul and Dianne UptigroveSandra, Scott, Jackie and families. We are saddened to lose a good friend and fellow traveller but rejoice with you in John's freedom from pain and glorious homegoing. Our prayers for God's comfort and peace at this time.
Brian and Sue LofgrenDear Sandra , Scott and Jackie. So sorry to hear this. Our thoughts and prayers will go up for you. Praying God's comfort and peace during this time .
Dave and Laurie LaneDear Sandra, Scott and Jackie - we are so saddened to hear of John's passing. Praying that you will know and draw strength from God's immeasurable peace, grace and love during the days ahead. Dave and I have fond memories of your father.
Dave and Joan Westlake Dear Sandra, Jackie, Scott and families. We are shocked and saddened to hear of John's passing. We are praying for peace and comfort for all of you at this time.
Jake & Lillian LeyenaarDear Sandra, Scott & Jackie & families. We extend our sympathy to you at this time of loss. May the God of all comfort sustain and encourage you.
Denise, Mikhaila & Hayley DykstraJackie, Rob, Lauren, Claire & Noah - We are so very sorry for your loss, but know that you will be comforted by your memories. You have been left with an amazing legacy! Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sending hugs your way...
Tim & Jill Hartwig and familyDear Sandra, Scott, Jackie and families. We are thinking of you all during these challenging days . John leaves the impact of a spiritual legacy, a sense of humor and a big heart to all those who had the privilege of getting to know him. We are praying for you
Max and Pat BoyachekDear Sandra, Scott & Charlene, Jackie & Rob, and Families, We are so sorry for your loss. John was always a gentleman of the highest order and a scholar. You could always go to John for wisdom and a humorous remark. His desire was to honor the Lord and to set an example for his family and those with whom he came in contact. We will miss him. We are praying for you.
Jim and Lorraine DrennanDear Sandra, Scott and Charlene, Jackie and Rob, so saddened to hear the news. We remember dad well from West Park days. Love and prayers.
Valerie Veitch-LoverDear Sandra, Jackie and Rob, Scott and Charlene and families, Thinking of you all at this time and praying for His peace and comfort to wash over you and carry you during this difficult time. We remember your dear Dad well and his warm 'hellos' and genuine care for others. Although it rains here today for him, it is shining brightly in Heaven with his entrance! Hugs!
David and Joyce FrenchSandra, Scott, Jackie and families, It is difficult to say good bye for now. It is wonderful to have the hope of being in the presence of our Lord and Saviour. It has been an honour to know and to serve alongside John who served God so faithfully. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Shelley & Rick AubryDear Sandra & Ruth, We are so very saddened to hear of John's passing... the loss of a lovely man. His picture says it all... a ready smile and a twinkle in his eye. He leaves behind an amazing legacy in the relationship you have enjoyed and the family that was so important to him. Our thoughts stretch out to you in this time of loss knowing that in time you will be able to cherish the many gifts he has left with you. With love, Shelley, Rick, Shauna, Chelsea & Alex Aubry
Janet (Vogelsang) & Phil HeathDear Sandra and family, we were so sorry to learn about John's passing. He was dedicated to family, had a great sense of humour, and was a very good neighbour. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time. We wish you comfort and peace. Former Tinatawa neighbours, Janet & Phil
Paul & Christine Murphy (Phillips)Dear Jackie & family I know it's been many years but I recognized your dad's name and picture in the obituaries in today's paper. Hopefully you remember me. So sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of your dad, family when hanging out at your house as a teenager. It's been many years! Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family- take comfort in your memories.
Marie & EricDear Sandra - We are so sad to hear of John's untimely passing. You have both been the best of neighbors and the best of friends. We share your sadness, We share your loss, as do all of those who were fortunate enough to know John. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as this most difficult time.
Ric & Eleanor ThiessenDear Sandra, Jackie, Scott and families We are so sorry and saddened to hear of John's passing. We cherish the many good years enjoyed wih the Stein's at West Park. John's sense of humour, and his commitment to his Lord and Saviour.was very evident in his daily walk. May the God of grace, peace , and comfort be your portion during these difficult days. We are praying for you.
Colleen SmithDear Sandra, Ruth & Marian -- I was so sorry to hear about John's death. And, I'm glad to have seen him (& you, Sandra) just a few months ago! May God be your strength and peace through the coming days and months. A hug to each of you. Love, Colleen
Dave & Rose KarnDear Ruth To you Ruth, and all your family, our thoughts are with you at this sad and difficult time. Although we had never met John we know he will be dearly missed by all of you. Take comfort from all the good memories and be there for each other.
Mark LightbodyDear Sandra, Scott, Jackie and families. My wife Kim and I are thinking and praying for you all during this challenging time of loss . It was good to have known John and we can see the spiritual influence that has had, not only on his kids , but also on his grand kids. May God be with you and comfort you during this time.
Heather CornerDear Sandra -- I was so sorry to hear about John's death. Although I only worked with him for a short time at Heritage College, I have wonderful memories of him and so appreciated his sense of humour and his kindness to me as a newcomer on staff. I was sorry to see him leave. May God be everything you need in the coming days and months. Love in Him, Heather
Larry And Marjorie MacDonaldDear Sandra...I am remembering the "good ol' days" at Philpott Church in Hamilton....and take credit for hooking the two of you up.....His favourite song that Bob Drysdale and Doug Adie and I sang in the Western Trio was..."When my Lord picks up the Phone" Stuart least now he can speak to him face to more prayer telephone. May His presence bring you peace....and flood your soul with good memories of times together with family and friends. With deepest love for you and the family....
Harvey & Carol GreerWe are saddened to hear of the passing of John Stein, but know that we will meet him again in Heaven. We remember some good memories involving Ruth Gillespie, Marian & Warren Davis, and Alex & Florence Stein. May God comfort you at this difficult time with His many promises.
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