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Jon Eaton

December 22, 1931 - February 7, 2014

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Born in Calgary, Alberta, Jon died peacefully in Abbotsford, BC, after a lengthy illness with his family by his side.  He is survived by his wife Darryle Ann (Baxter); 3 children Lenore (Stacy Nephin), Jon (Sue) and David; 4 grandchildren Kate, Alex, Sarah and Maxwell and other family members and friends.  His funeral service will be held Thursday, February 20 at 2:00 p.m. at The Anglican Parish of St. Matthew, 2010 Guilford Drive, Abbotsford. BC with burial to take place at Union Cemetery in Calgary at a later date.  Donations in his honor may be made to your local food bank. 

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From: David Moore - Claresholm
Relation: Friend of the family.

My sympathy to all of you. I spent a lot of weekends at the Eaton ranch when I was young. Jon and Darryle were always warm and welcoming. I have fond memories of the fresh “country” breakfasts and swimming in the pool. May your memories offer you comfort at this time.

From: Ray Sacha
Relation: Friend

I wish to offer my deepest condolences to the Eaton family. I went to school with Lenora in Claresholm and knew her family. I’m thinking of you at this difficult time and hoping the memories you have of Jon will comfort you.

From: Kim Campbell ( Everett)
Relation: I grew up on Canyon Ranches owned by Jon

Thinking of the entire Family at this time. The best memories of my childhood were growing up on Canyon Ranches. Mr. Eaton will be remembered by our family as a kind person with a sense of humor.
I am sending thoughts and prayers from our family.
With love, Kim (Everett) Campbell and on behalf of my dad Malhon everett

From: dr. al martin
Relation: friend

Darryle – my heartfelt condolences to you & your family. Jon was a good friend – I am very honored to have known him. Take care of yourself.
Al

From: Nina Ewing
Relation: Friend

Thinking of you, Darryle and family, at this time of sadness. Our families spent many good times together in the Hills, and @ ol’ St. John’s Church. We wish you well, and hope sharings from friends and family bring you comfort. take care. – Nina Ewing

From: Sherm Ewing
Relation: Old friend

Dear DARRYLE and family: so sorry to hear of Jon’s long illness and recent passing. It sure has been a long time since those good old days when we were such great friends. I hope we can get together soon, by phone at least.. I sure would like to catch up on all your family.
Our whole family join me in condolences.
Love from us all
Sherm

From: Sherman Ewing
Relation: Longtime neighbor on ranch and friend at church

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From: Mike & Judy Lelek
Relation: worked for Jon for 25 years

Dear Darryle & family–so sorry to hear of Jon’s passing. Think of you all often & really miss the times we all had together. Sending love & prayers–Mike, Judy& family

From: Jimmy Gray
Relation: friend

Dear Darryle and family,

Jon was such a big man in so many ways. Just a few weeks ago me were talking about memories of corn roasts, bacon and egg breakfasts at church, and Santa Claus. His big booming voice and abundant generosity were good examples to us all. We will all miss him dearly.

The Grays

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
February 20, 2014
Beginning at 2:00pm

Location:
St. Matthew''s Anglican Church
2010 Guilford Drive
Abbotsford, BC Canada

2010 Guilford Drive
Abbotsford, BC Canada

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