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Was a caring father, spouse, brother, grandpa & friend. He left this world suddenly on July 16th, 2021 at the age of 49 at his home in Baltimore, Ontario. John is survived by the love of his life Brigitte May Louise. Loving father to Dalton Groves (Kayla), Joe Groves (Abbie), and Emily Groves (Dylan). Cherished grandfather to Scarlett, Connor, and Lindsay.
He will be dearly missed by his parents Susan and Jim (Helen).
He will be dearly missed by his siblings Frank, Sarah (Adam), Jessica and Nica. Cremation to take place with a celebration of life at a later date.
Our condolences to John’s family. John always had a smile and a hello whenever I saw him. Taken way too young. He will be missed.
So very sorry to hear this news.John and family were my great neighbors in Coldsprings..Love to all Gerry & Family
Brigette, Sue, Jim, Frankie and Nica Very sad about John’s passing. That big smile was hard to miss. I have a lot of fond memories with “Grover” growing up playing hockey. Also splitting on a case of beer and a liquor ticket when we were young!! Lol God bless you all!! Rich Ferguson
Hearing the news of John’s passing was such a shock and stirred up so many memories for me. I met John when I was 16 years old, and had so many great times with him. He was the best man in my wedding. My heart aches for all of the family. Sending love to all.
I can't express how sad i was to hear of the loss of a very special friend. John and I didn't see much of each other in the latter years but he holds a very special place in my heart! We spent a lot of good times, tough times, and times we can't really talk about...lol. My thoughts are with you all in this time of loss. Missing you Grovsie...
So sorry to hear about Johns passing! He was a great guy! Deepest Condolences to his family!
Our deepest condolences . So very sorry for your loss.
So sad to hear about John, he was great guy and had a great sense of humour. We were in the same trailer park for a couple years, I’ll make 2 dill pickle Caesars in your honour and drink both of course, cheers to you, R.I.P. John
Our thoughts and prayers to the Groves family. You will be missed.💕
To Jim ( and family )from both Louise and I , we extend our deepest sympathy upon the loss of your son . There are no words to express the shock and sadness at this time .
Our thoughts and prayers are with you...another one gone way to soon..cherish all the special memories...please except our sincere condolences...Rosemary and Jamie...
Dear Brigitte, we are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking about you and your family during this very difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers to the Groves family. You will be missed.
A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:
Northumberland hills hospital
Susan,Jim, Helen &Families I am deeply saddened to hear of John’s death. Growing up playing sports particularly hockey we were fortunate to spend time with John as he & Brad were on many teams together. Not long ago Pre Covid I had a great conversation with John. I was pleased to hear how happy he was. He told me how he had a fantastic wife & children he was very proud of. He was a happy young man. May the love of your family surround each one of you & all the good memories help to make this sudden loss a little easier. ❤️
We send our deepest condolences to the family. Thinking of you all.
Sending our deepest condolences to the family. John was a great guy and will be dearly missed.
I’m sorry to hear of John’s passing. Sincere condolences to John’s entire family.
Dear Jim, Helen and family. Our deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of John. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
We are so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you. John will be greatly missed.
So Sorry to here this. It was a great loss at such a young age. My deepest Condolences to his Family
Condolences and virtual hugs to Susan and the Groves family. Rest In Peace, Johnny.
So sorry to hear of your son John's passing. Our condolences to Sue, Jim and family. May his fond memories and times with him give you comfort at this time.
So very sorry to hear this sad news. 😭 My sincere condolences to all of the family.❤ Rest in Peace Johnny !!!
Brig, Dalt, Joe, and Emily, there are no words to truly describe how heart breaking this news is. Johnny was a light, a true comedian, and truly someone who brightened your day whenever you saw him. I always looked forward to seeing him, and I will truly miss joking around with him and the outrageous banter that occurred every time we saw each other. I am sending you all my love and so many hugs. Thinking of you all - always here for you.
My deepest condolences to the family.. johnny was a great guy .. im sad to hear of his passing .. Camilla corkery
Dear Susan, I was so sad to here about Johnnie,s sudden passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Eric and Sheila
Dear Jim and Helen we were very sorry to hear of John's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Hold and cherish all the good memories close to your hearts. Wendy and Rick Bowman
Brigitte, Frank, and family, so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time. Always enjoyed early morning coffees at Brent’s with John. Always good for a laugh and Bruce was not far from his side. John was always good for a few pranks and I must admit, he got me with a few.
Brigitte, we are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences to you and your family.
My condolences to the family. John was one of the few friends I could call family. I will miss our morning coffee conversations, when he would sneak up on me and scare the shit out of me every time. Time shared with you was priceless and greatly appreciated and will be missed.
Jim, Helen and the family, my condolences. The memories never die, you hold them in your heart forever.
Deepest Sympathy on your loss. Will be greatly miss for early morning coffee and visits and my every day phone calls to shoot the shit. will miss our 30 yrs of doing wood together Rest in peace Johnny. Greatly missed never forgotten. Pepman
Brigitte so sorry for your loss. John could make a person smile in a hurry. My condolences
We are so very sorry to hear of John's passing. Although words can not heal a broken heart, please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Our condolences to the families. God Bless Paulie and Terry Deseure
Jim and Helen condolence to you and your family. Al and Shelley
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of John Paul Groves.
Jim, Helen and Family. We are so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of John. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Sorry for your loss. John was a wonderful neighbour and friend. I’ve known John forever. We went to Roseneath school together. Condolences to Brigitte and family. He will be missed by many
Brigitte, Dalton,Joe and Emily and Their Families We are shocked and heartbroken to hear John has passed away. He was a super person and such a kind sole what a terrible lose for all of you Sincerely
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ross, Mary, Dan, Duke & families
Frankie, Jim, Helen and family. Thinking of you during this very difficult time. May your many memories help ease your pain.
We feel so bad for you Brigitte and Johnny's whole family, he was fighting a war of health. We had pops almost every Friday after work, I would do anything to help as I owe Johnny that respect. Please ask me if there is something. I can do, Brigitte I did not know Johnny was John Paul born on September 14th, my name is Paul John born on May 14th. Kind of weird. I feel so bad for you guys, you have no idea. Please contact me if I can respect Johnny. Love Paul & Jessica
To all of Johnny's family our hearts are broken! Rest in Peace dear Nephew love always Aunt Peggy and Uncle Paul
A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:
Northumberland Hills Hospital
We were so sadden by John's passing. The neighbourhood will not be the same. He always had a friendly wave and a great sense of humour. We miss him. Please accept our condolences to the family. Ken & Dorothy Way.
Jim, I offer my deepest condolences to you, Brigitte and your family at John's sudden passing. He was a good man, a kind man and he will be dearly missed by all who knew him. My thoughts and prayers are with you at such a difficult time
Frankie So sorry to learn of John's passing. He was was such a nice guy. Treasure your many memories.
OMG this is just so sad to hear. He will be so dearly missed by everyone who knew him.
Such a great loss, to loose someone so kind. Our thoughts and prayers to the whole family.
Jim and Helen and family So very sorry to hear of John’s passing My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours Carol Gutteridge xxoo
John always had a smirk like he was up to something followed with a kind laugh . I know deep down inside a very caring man with a big heart. He will be missed by so many people whos lives he has touched. Deepest condolences Ruth
My condolences to you all.
My condolences to you Emily and your family.
Condolences to the entire family
We are so sorry to hear of Johns passing. a great loss to all the family .May the memories in your hearts help you to get through these days ahead .Many condolences to all especially Jim Helen Frank and Sarah
We are so sorry to hear about John's passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sadness. Sending hugs.
Frankie, thoughts and prayers for you and your family.
Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Brigitte, I am so very sorry for your loss. I will keep you and the family in my thoughts. Andrea
Our condolence to the whole family from the MacLeans
Bridgette I am so sorry for you loss. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time❤️
Sorry to hear of Johnny's untimely death. Big hugs to the family.
So sorry for your loss. Sending hugs your way. Hold on to the good times...
To the Family’s, Our deepest condolences on the passing of John Paul. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Norma and Brian Gough
Susan, Jim & families I’m so saddened to hear of John’s passing. He always had a smile and wave when we met. Keep your memories close to your heart. Thinking of you all with thoughts & prayers.
Jessica, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Suzanne Jolie
Jim, Helen and family, thinking of you all during this sad time
Jim, Helen, Frankie, Sarah and families condolences on the recent loss of your beloved Johnny. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Our thoughts are with you all during this very difficult time, take comfort in the memories you all share and cherish them always, John may be gone but he will never be forgotten.❤️
We are truly sorry to hear of your loved ones passing. Cherish the memories and always hold those special moments close to your heart.
John has been a great nephew and a stand-up guy. We will miss him deeply and remember him forever and always. Our hearts go out to Bridgett, Susan, Jim and John’s siblings and children for your loss.
My dearest Brigitte, I’m so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies to you and yours.♥️♥️♥️ Valerie
All my condolences to the family - John has been for years the person you will call when thing where going bad - He’s has been a great person to work with- we have been to many jobs together Through all those years John could say the most funny thing with a straight poker face-he got me many times! I will miss him. George
The loss of John is felt by many. May the memories of his wonderful personality and many contributions be celebrated by all. Truly a great man and role model. Rest In Peace Johnny Boy
Bridgette ,Dalton,Joe,and Emily Words cannot express the sorrow you are going through John was a great neighbour and friend If there is anything we can do dont hesitate Dave and Peggy Horne
Susan,Bridgette and fam , Jessie and fam, Frank and fam ,Jim and family Guy and I send our loving condolences at this sad time.
Taken way too soon. Deepest sympathies and condolences to the Groves family and all friends. We will miss you at the top of those 100 foot Silver Maples.
A young life taken too soon. Hugs and condolences from Uncle Fred and Aunt Tilly💕
Sue and family I’m so sorry for your loss
Our heartfelt condolences Brigitte and family. Thinking of you all , sending love and hugs. Xo
so sorry no words can express the heartache you all must feel
So sorry to hear. Our condolences to the family. Carol, John and Shaun Dwyer
So sorry for your loss Emily & Dylan & family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time sincerely Lynne Fraser & Darcy
So sorry to hear about John, he was always so friendly , we just waved at each other last week. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this most difficult time.
Sue, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your son John. We cannot imagine this loss and we are here if you need anything at all Barb & Tom
John I will never forget working with you years ago at Davey Tree and we roomed together in Ottawa doing cleanup at the ice storm. Working long days in -40 degree weather. I was so cold after work the first night in our room I went straight for a hot shower. You took it upon yourself to rip the shower curtain open and throw snowballs at me, good times. Rest easy my friend
Our deepest sympathies to you Frank & Wyatt and to the Rest of your family.
So Very Sorry for your Loss.
Jim ,I am so sorry for your loss, you and yours in our thoughts. sincerely Pam and Jim.
Brigette, Dalton, Joey and Emily ,Im so sorry for your loss. May all the good times help your hearts heal,and bring you some comfort during this time. If there is anything I can help with ,please let me know. Love yas ,stay strong. Love Aunt Pam and Jim.