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Obituary for John Ernest MORGAN


John Ernest Morgan, 84, of Tavistock, Ontario, passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Stratford General Hospital. Loving, caring, husband and soulmate of Deborah (Watson) Morgan. Born August 19, 1938 in Toronto, Ontario a son of late Eric and Norah (McGowan) Morgan. Predeceased by his brother Hubert.

Survived by his children: Susan Fox, Dawn Torgerson (Martin), Paul Fox (Cynthia), and Janet Fox (Shayne Arnaud); seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; his sister-in-law, Sylvia Morgan; Deborah's brothers & sisters: Dennis (Trudy), Annette Kenning (Keith), Ernie (Rose-May Doiron), Gary, Richard (Audrey), Heather (Terry Rooymans) and Kevin; 9 nieces and nephews and 12 great nieces & great nephews.

John was a mechanic by trade, but he experienced life in many areas, the Airforce, construction and the automotive field. An avid reader and passionate woodworker, designing & building many pieces of furniture for he and Deborah and many family members. John and Deborah loved spending time on their boat in Georgian Bay. He was referred to as " CAPTAIN MORGAN"

Cremation has taken place, a celebration of his life to take place at a future date, as John wished.
If desired, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Arthritis Society or the Canadian Cancer Society through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 519-655-2431.

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