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In Loving Memory of

John Doherty


Obituary of John Doherty

Peacefully passed away on Monday, April 10th, 2023, at the age of 61. John has been reunited with his beloved mother, Gert (2022). He will be dearly missed by his father, Glen and by his sisters, Teena (Frank), Nancy (Marcel), and Karen. Uncle Johnny to his nieces and nephews; Glen (Tonia), Nicole (Mark), Anthony (Stephanie), Christopher (Mayu), Levis, Melissa (Joe), Kimberly and (Justin). He was also loved by 6 great-nephews. A special thank you to his friend Jim Handley and his neighbours Gord and Roy for being there for John when he really needed them.

John will be remembered for his love of racing, fishing, enjoying time in the great North, being in nature and enjoying the companionship of his beloved dogs over the years. He was a generous and soft-hearted man who will be forever remembered.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place and arrangements have been entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services. A Celebration of John’s life will be held at Club Belvedere, 57 John Street, Thorold, on Sunday, April 16, 2023, from 1-4p.m. In memory of John, memorial donations may be given to the SPCA or to Women’s Place. Online condolences may be shared on John’s Tribute page found at

Service Information

A Celebration of Life

Date: April 16, 2023
Start Time: 1:00 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm
Venue: Club Belvedere, 57 John Street, Thorold

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Mike Hernder
1 month ago

Pleasure working with you sir. Going to miss seeing you around.
Rest easy.

Phyllis Reid & Family
1 month ago

Sending you all hugs & prayers during this very difficult time.

Terri Pauco
1 month ago

Teena, Frank and the extended Doherty family,
May the condolences, prayers and kind words of remembrance help ease the loss felt over John’s passing. May he rest in peace.
The Pauco Family

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laurie scott
1 month ago

deepest condolences to John’s family, John was the nice guy! friendly, kind, honest, and a gentleman, rest easy John, you will be missed on earth, godspeed, prayers sent..

Jim & Teresa Sim
1 month ago

Our Deepest Sympathy to the Doherty Family. John is in our thoughts and prayers.

Phil and Carm Pinizzotto
1 month ago

Our deepest condolences Teena to you and your whole family.

Fred and Katy Fisher
1 month ago

To Teena and family sending condolences at this difficult time in your lives…know that .you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Lillian Morabito
1 month ago

Our deepest condolences go out to you, Teena and all your family during this very difficult time.
Lillian and Miriam Morabito

Mike Green
1 month ago

With my deepest condolences to Glen and Teena ,Nancy, Karen and the rest of the Doherty family our Hearts are Broken and John will always be with us all. Love Mike ,Kim, Shannon and Samantha!

Amy Post
1 month ago

My love and thoughts are with my friend Teena and all the family at this sad time.


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