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John William Edward Colson

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John William Edward Colson

March 6, 1937 - July 6, 2022

Peacefully at his home in Cobourg on Wednesday, July 6th, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer, John Colson 85 years of age. Beloved husband of Veronica Colson (nee Todd). Loving father of Stephen Colson (Anecita). Cherished grandfather of Johnathan Colson (Stephanie) and great grandfather of Jayden. Born in Bexleyheath, Kent in wartime Britain, John emigrated to Canada with his family in 1967. He was at GE and AECL for most of his working life, becoming a specialist in his field. He was a prolific reader with a wealth of knowledge, particularly on English history. A man of wit and a great sense of humor, he will be sorely missed by his family and friends. A private graveside service was held at the Green Section of Cobourg Union Cemetery on Friday, July 8th, 2022. Those wishing to make a memorial donation, please consider The Primrose Donkey Sanctuary.

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Your friends at ICBNHH - July 26, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

PrimRose Donkey Sanctuary

Joyce and Edward Pollard - July 18, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

PrimRose Donkey Sanctuary

Steve colson - July 11, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

PrimRose Donkey Sanctuary

Peter Schmitz - July 11, 2022

Oh, wow. John had such a dry and introspective sense in his humour. And also he loved eating pie. My condolence to you all, he really was a very nice person. Peter

Andy &Fiona Clark - July 10, 2022

Our deepest condolences to Veronica and her family. John would tease Fiona,saying she was so noisy. To Fiona, he was a wonderful guy.

John and Vicki Vanderwel - July 9, 2022

We are so very sorry to hear of John's passing. May you find comfort and strength in the love of family and friends.

Karen Truter - July 9, 2022

To Steve and all your family, so saddened to read of your father’s death; you cared so much for him and your mom during this last journey in life and what a privilege to be able to be with him at home at the end. God bless you…

Joyce and Ted Pollard - July 9, 2022

Veronica, Stephen, Annie and family John will indeed be missed. A very humorous, intelligent and brave man. It was such a pleasure knowing him. May your memories keep you strong.

Andrea Hamlin - July 8, 2022

I’m am so sorry for your loss. You all will be my thoughts during this difficult time

Michelle Chard - July 8, 2022

Veronica and family , I am so sorry to hear of Johns passing, I had so much fun with him and enjoyed his wit and sense of humour when cutting his hair . Please accept my deepest condolences.