At the age of 86, passed away peacefully at home in Napanee, Ontario after his long battle with cancer. This heroic Dutchman bravely battled cancer staying strong until the very end of his fulfilled life, and was finally taken to heaven by the lord on June 25th, 2020.
Born in Dordrecht, Holland to the late Willem & Willimina Boot. Brother of late Willem (Mara) Boot and Robert (Beverly) Boot.
Beloved Husband of 63 years to the love of his life, Katharine (Nee Grant). Father of Deborah (Paul) Frizzell, Martha (Bob) Snider, Robert (Heather) Boot, and Stephen (Valerie) Boot. Devoted Grandfather to Bridgette (Tim) Brown, Kristie (Jason) Sands, Jennifer (Chad), Kristen (Doug), Brett (Alana) Frizzel, Katie (Josiah) Amador, Ethan Boot, Dalton Boot, Melissa Boot (Brian), Erica (Curt) Reynolds, Jessica Boot (Matt), and Kayla Boot. Great Grandfather of 15, and many nieces and nephews. John will also be missed by his brother-in-law, Shane (Sue) Grant, sister-in-laws Faith Kouri & Jocelyn (Spencer) Grey.
As per John’s request, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, Donations can be made to HELPING COPE THROUGH HOPE in care of Diana Perry 11 Maple Street Napanee, Ontario, Canada K7R-3L1.
A special thank you to Milestone Cremation Services, Derek and Kate, and nurses Richard, Jen and Sheri, and also P.S.Ws Melissa & Ariana.
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