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John "Red" Cameron

April 5, 1930 — December 27, 2022

Petawawa

CAMERON, John “Red” Joseph Angus – It is with saddened hearts that we announce the death of John “Red” Cameron on December 27, 2022, at Marianhill Palliative Unit with family by his side in his 92nd year.

John Cameron of Petawawa, beloved husband of 70 years of Janet Cameron (nee Antler). He leaves behind his children, John (Theresa), Wanda, Janice Lee, Andrew (Debra) and the late Frederick Cameron all of Petawawa. Cherished Pappie to Christopher, Terrilyn, Holly and Robert Cameron. Great-grandfather to Quinn, Scarlett, Jayson, Taylor, Logan and Finnley. Dear brother to Neil (Margaret) and Charles (Judy), late Willard, Cora Lee, Rachel and Beatrice. Son of the late Ronald & Ruth Cameron (nee Kilby) of Brockville. Survived and missed by many nieces and nephews.

John joined the Armed Forces in 1949, where he did tours in the Korean War, Germany, Whitehorse, Egypt, Gagetown, and Petawawa, retiring in 1976 as a Warrant Officer. John “Red” having the trade of vehicle mechanic went into business establishing Red’s Garage & Auto Parts and Petawawa Taxi. Upon his second retirement at 75, Red enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and spending time with his family. He especially enjoyed fishing and going to his son’s camps.

Memorial visitation will be held at Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, Pembroke, on Saturday, January 7, 2023 from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m., followed by a memorial service in the chapel. Spring interment in Zion Lutheran Cemetery. The service will be live streamed via this link https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=c1c5908d-52d9-4606-9dda-7427b9cd8246 Arrangements entrusted to Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, Pembroke. As an expression of sympathy, donations to a charity of your choice is appreciated. Online condolences/donations are available at www.mdbfuneralhome.com

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Memorial Visitation

Saturday, January 7, 2023

1:00 - 3:00pm (Eastern time)

Malcolm Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home

141 Renfrew St, Pembroke, ON K8A 5R8

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Memorial Service

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Starts at 3:00pm (Eastern time)

Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Chapel

141 Renfrew St, Pembroke, ON K8A 5R8

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