John Akitt Obituary
In Loving Memory of

Robert John Akitt

1957 - 2023

Obituary of Robert John Akitt

Robert John Akitt passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at the age of 66 years. Loving father of Kyle John Akitt (Colleen Simons) and Robert Daniel Akitt, devoted son of Robert Gordon Akitt and Mary Joyce Akitt (2011), cherished brother of Sherri Lynn Standish (Ron), Pamela Joyce Teckoe (John) and Robert Gordon Akitt (Sheri). John will be dearly missed by special friend, Tammy, and nephews and nieces: Geoffrey, Cameron, Graham, Katelyn, John, Kirstie, Ryan and Christopher. Also missed by Diane, mother to Kyle and Dany.

John valued his work at the Niagara Fallsview Casino for 25 years as VIP Communications Representative. But, what he valued more was family. Things special to John: family, Golden Retrievers, fishing, camping and his beloved Green Bay Packers.

In accordance with John’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Progressive Massive Fibrosis Foundation.

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6 months ago

Enjoyed working with “Johnboy “as I called him. He was very passionate about his sons..and of course his Green Bay Packers. Go Cheeseheads!

Yvonne & Larry Bergmann
6 months ago

Pam and family, we are sorry to hear about John’s passing. Are thoughts are with all of you. Sending hugs your way. Yvonne

Tammy Rogg
6 months ago


Jennie Bologna
6 months ago

Condolences to you and your family Kyle. Your dad knows how much he was loved.

6 months ago

Sherri and family, I am so sorry to hear about Robert John. Your loss tugs at my heart strings. My thoughts and prayers as well as blessings, are sent your way at this sad time. I give thanks for God’s love and angels surrounding you all in your time of grief. With Love and Respect …Sharon

Carolyn Anderson
6 months ago

Sherri and family: So sorry for your loss. May your brother John rest in peace. I pray that you and all your family will find comfort as you gather together to celebrate his life.

Jan Wilkinson
6 months ago

A life gone too soon! Sincere condolences to all family and fruends.

Nancy & Cam Brown
6 months ago

To Sherri & Family. You are in our thoughts at this difficult time We know Sherri how much you love to spend time with your family in Ontario. It’s difficult living far away when you lose a member of your family. We hope you will find peace and comfort in your memories of times you spent together with your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Carla Travers
6 months ago

Kyle and family, Nigel and I send our deepest condolences on the passing of your dad, enjoyed our brief conversations with your dad at work. Please know you’re in our thoughts.


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