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John Paul Groves

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John Paul Groves

September 14, 1971 - July 16, 2021

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.

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Rod & Shelly Bovay - August 26, 2021

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.

Gerry Mitchell - August 18, 2021

So very sorry to hear this news.John and family were my great neighbors in Coldsprings..Love to all Gerry & Family

Rich Ferguson - August 12, 2021

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

Tracy Shuttleworth - August 8, 2021

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.

Brad Shuttleworth - August 8, 2021

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...

Bonnie Lawson - August 7, 2021

So sorry to hear about Johns passing! He was a great guy! Deepest Condolences to his family!

Ann Marie & Mike McIvor - August 2, 2021

Our deepest condolences . So very sorry for your loss.

Gord Rushlow - July 30, 2021

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

Darryl Pogue - July 28, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers to the Groves family. You will be missed.💕

Reg and Louise Herron /Pouliot - July 27, 2021

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 .

Rosemary Taylor - July 27, 2021

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...

Alex McCracken & Jill Easton - July 26, 2021

Dear Brigitte, we are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking about you and your family during this very difficult time.

Chris Wannamaker and family - July 25, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers to the Groves family. You will be missed.

Lori & Kevin Morrow and Family - July 25, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland hills hospital

Bonnie Rusaw - July 25, 2021

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. ❤️

Horlings Family - July 24, 2021

We send our deepest condolences to the family. Thinking of you all.

Shawn and Debbie McBride - July 24, 2021

Sending our deepest condolences to the family. John was a great guy and will be dearly missed.

Angie Barry - July 24, 2021

I’m sorry to hear of John’s passing. Sincere condolences to John’s entire family.

Garth and Susan Beer - July 24, 2021

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.

John and Lisa Marchand - July 24, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you. John will be greatly missed.

Stephen Fisher - July 24, 2021

So Sorry to here this. It was a great loss at such a young age. My deepest Condolences to his Family

Barb Schoeppe - July 23, 2021

Condolences and virtual hugs to Susan and the Groves family. Rest In Peace, Johnny.

Paul & Judy Sherwin - July 23, 2021

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.

Diane Baldini - July 23, 2021

So very sorry to hear this sad news. 😭 My sincere condolences to all of the family.❤ Rest in Peace Johnny !!!

Mackenzie Hamlin - July 23, 2021

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.

Camilla Corkery - July 23, 2021

My deepest condolences to the family.. johnny was a great guy .. im sad to hear of his passing .. Camilla corkery

Sheila Ainsworth - July 23, 2021

Dear Susan, I was so sad to here about Johnnie,s sudden passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Eric and Sheila

wendy - July 23, 2021

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

Greg Stevenson - July 23, 2021

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.

Carolyn & Flynn Flannigan - July 22, 2021

Brigitte, we are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences to you and your family.

Karl Boyd - July 22, 2021

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.

Jean McCrory - July 22, 2021

Jim, Helen and the family, my condolences. The memories never die, you hold them in your heart forever.

Pat Peplinski - July 22, 2021

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

Wayne Wamboldt - July 22, 2021

Brigitte so sorry for your loss. John could make a person smile in a hurry. My condolences

Paulie and Terry Deseure - July 22, 2021

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

Allan and Shelley Thompson - July 22, 2021

Jim and Helen condolence to you and your family. Al and Shelley

Sebastian & Cimetta Brothers - July 22, 2021

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of John Paul Groves.

Rob & Linda Fisher - July 22, 2021

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.

Fiona and Sherman Kempton’s - July 22, 2021

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

Jane (Harren) & Dale Colbary - July 22, 2021

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

Ross & Mary Moore - July 22, 2021

So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ross, Mary, Dan, Duke & families

Colin and Ruth Watson - July 22, 2021

Frankie, Jim, Helen and family. Thinking of you during this very difficult time. May your many memories help ease your pain.

Paul & Jessica - July 22, 2021

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

Peggy and Paul - July 22, 2021

To all of Johnny's family our hearts are broken! Rest in Peace dear Nephew love always Aunt Peggy and Uncle Paul

Ken & Dorothy - July 22, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital

Ken & Dorothy Way - July 22, 2021

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.

Keith Jackson - July 22, 2021

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

SUE WRIGHT - July 22, 2021

Frankie So sorry to learn of John's passing. He was was such a nice guy. Treasure your many memories.

Kathryn Harris - July 22, 2021

OMG this is just so sad to hear. He will be so dearly missed by everyone who knew him.

Kim & Mike Behan & family - July 22, 2021

Such a great loss, to loose someone so kind. Our thoughts and prayers to the whole family.

Carol Gutteridge - July 22, 2021

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

RUTH LANGMUIR - July 22, 2021

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

Michelle Verbeem - July 22, 2021

My condolences to you all.

Gino Sauve - July 22, 2021

My condolences to you Emily and your family.

Kevin and Melanie Cameron - July 22, 2021

Condolences to the entire family

Gary and Linda McMurray - July 22, 2021

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

Christine, Chris and Carter Clarke / Jim and Christelle Jubenville - July 22, 2021

We are so sorry to hear about John's passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sadness. Sending hugs.

Troy Gilmour - July 22, 2021

Frankie, thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Lynn chaschowy - July 22, 2021

Thoughts and prayers for the family.

Andrea Hamlin - July 22, 2021

Brigitte, I am so very sorry for your loss. I will keep you and the family in my thoughts. Andrea

Elizabeth Knapman - July 22, 2021

Our condolence to the whole family from the MacLeans

Rachel Gadd Randall - July 21, 2021

Bridgette I am so sorry for you loss. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time❤️

Darlene Groves - July 21, 2021

Sorry to hear of Johnny's untimely death. Big hugs to the family.

Sandra Bell - July 21, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Sending hugs your way. Hold on to the good times...

Norma Gough - July 21, 2021

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

Judy Elliott - July 21, 2021

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.

Suzanne Jolie - July 21, 2021

Jessica, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Suzanne Jolie

Tim & Jocelyn - July 21, 2021

Jim, Helen and family, thinking of you all during this sad time

Mary Mouse Checkley Ainsworth - July 21, 2021

Jim, Helen, Frankie, Sarah and families condolences on the recent loss of your beloved Johnny. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Andy & Wendy Narezny - July 21, 2021

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.❤️

Rick&Shirley McBride - July 21, 2021

We are truly sorry to hear of your loved ones passing. Cherish the memories and always hold those special moments close to your heart.

Yvonne and Dan Sauve - July 21, 2021

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.

Valerie Smith - July 21, 2021

My dearest Brigitte, I’m so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies to you and yours.♥️♥️♥️ Valerie

George van Beuningen - July 21, 2021

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

Jake & Katelyn Taylor & Family - July 21, 2021

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

david horne - July 21, 2021

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

Laurie and Guy Lewis - July 21, 2021

Susan,Bridgette and fam , Jessie and fam, Frank and fam ,Jim and family Guy and I send our loving condolences at this sad time.

Evan & Eileen Wharram - July 21, 2021

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.

Tilly Gordon - July 21, 2021

A young life taken too soon. Hugs and condolences from Uncle Fred and Aunt Tilly💕

Barb Collins - July 21, 2021

Sue and family I’m so sorry for your loss

Kelly and Dwayne Brooking - July 21, 2021

Our heartfelt condolences Brigitte and family. Thinking of you all , sending love and hugs. Xo

marie best - July 21, 2021

so sorry no words can express the heartache you all must feel

Carol Dwyer - July 21, 2021

So sorry to hear. Our condolences to the family. Carol, John and Shaun Dwyer

Lynne Fraser - July 21, 2021

So sorry for your loss Emily & Dylan & family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time sincerely Lynne Fraser & Darcy

Blaine Darling - July 21, 2021

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.

Barb & Tom Matthews - July 21, 2021

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

Bruce Minnie - July 21, 2021

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

Tom Stothart - July 21, 2021

Our deepest sympathies to you Frank & Wyatt and to the Rest of your family.

Linda & Larry McMurray - July 21, 2021

So Very Sorry for your Loss.

pamela metcalf - July 21, 2021

Jim ,I am so sorry for your loss, you and yours in our thoughts. sincerely Pam and Jim.

pamela metcalf - July 21, 2021

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.