2990 Church St., South Mountain, ON

John (J.P.) Palmer January 13, 1936 - October 31, 2014

Out of country on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 3:06 p.m. John H. Palmer (J.P.) passed away peacefully in his 78th year with his son Terry at his side. A loving father to Doug and Terry (Sandra). Proud Papa to Katherine, Teresa, Matthew and Tyler. Dear brother of Donnie (late Hazel), Nancy (Bruce) and fondly remembered by Jack (Joan).

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A Celebration of his life will be held at Mountain Township Agricultural Hall 2967 Lough Road, South Mountain on Sunday November 16, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 3p.m. By family request donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836).Online condolences may be made at


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    Marleen Fawcett says

    I am so sorry for your loss.I can remember booking the Hall with him many times in the past.He was a really nice man.Loosing a Dad and Grandpa is always hard.I wish you and your family comfort in the days to follow and sweet memories of John.Marleen

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    Lorraine Roy & Brian Lannin says

    Terry, Sandy, Katherine, Teresa, and Family,
    So very sorry to hear about John. We know that he will be greatly missed. Please know that we are thinking of you during this very difficult and sad time.


    Brian & Lorraine

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    Louise Beckinsale Bob Volks says

    Our deepest sympathies in the loss of your Dad. Big hugs and love are being sent to you. Bob and Lou

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    Margaret Hendriks says

    Sorry sorry for your loss our thoughts are with you and the family during this most difficult time
    Ted Margaret Erin and Katie Hendriks

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    Ted Smith says

    Dear Terry & Family: Sorry for your loss

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    Debbie & StevenBrown says

    So sorry for the loss of your Dad John.
    Many happy catering memories.

    “A golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. May you find strength in the love of family and in the warm embrace of friends.”

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    Willie & Barb says

    Our deepest sympathy in the passing of John.

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    Sara (Wilson) McIlree says

    My deepest sympathy on the pasting of your father and to Donnie and Nancy on the lose of your brother. I have many great memories of Sundays sent at Homers Haven and weekends spent at Portland.

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    Glen & Robin Simms says

    Our condolences to your family.

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    Barb Wicks says

    Dear Terry & Sandi,
    So sorry to hear about your Dad.

    God must have needed a Caretaker to take one of the best.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Barb Wicks

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    Peter oberman says

    Terry and Sandra all your family my condolences on your loss.
    Peter Oberman

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    Chris Gibson says

    Doug, Terry, so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad, our deepest condolences from both Anne and I. “Jack” as I knew him was never without a smile and a hearty laugh.

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