John Frederick Peckitt
John Frederick Peckitt, Captain (Retired) Royal Canadian Air Force, passed away peacefully, after a valiant battle with cancer, on March 31, 2016 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, Ottawa, with his family at his side.
Born Nov. 1, 1932, John was the son of the late Frederick and Gladys Peckitt, Londesborough. He was the beloved husband and soulmate of Marguerite Anne (Appleby) for nearly 60 years and dear father of Jacquelyn (Martin), Jeffrey (Janet), Michael, Stephen (Christine) and Kimberly.
He was “Grandpa John” to Andrew, Kristopher, Jon, Jordan, Stephanie and Olivia.
He is also survived by his two sisters Peggy and Barbara Jewitt (John) and sister-in-law Joyce. John was predeceased by his sister Patsy and brother Russell.
John proudly served his country as an officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force and later in the civil service during a career that spanned over 50 years.
In memoriam donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund.