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Passed away at the North Bay Regional Health Centre on Monday September 20th, 2021 at the age of 87.

Loving husband of 65 years to Rose (nee Lamothe). Beloved father of Richard (Teresa), Pierre (Pat) and David (Louise). He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Jocelyn, Nicolas, Emma, Jean-Pierre, Alain, Mathieu, Jonathan, Michel and Kayla and by his 5 great grandchildren Ethan, Aiden, Noah, Theo and Sophie.

John worked as a driver for C.P Express and Transport for 39 years. He was a Knights of Columbus 4th Degree and enjoyed fishing all year round, especially ice fishing.

As per his wishes, a private family visitation and service will be held at a later date. The Bedard family would like to thank Dr. Leckie and the nurses and staff of the North Bay Regional Health Centre floors A1, B1 and C3 for their care and compassion given to their father during his stay.

Donations to the North Bay Regional Health Centre- Cancer Care or the Alzheimer's Society will be gratefully acknowledged by his family.