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John Thomas Cox

COX John Thomas COX, John Thomas – Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, John Thomas Cox, in his 91st year. Predeceased by his wife Hazel (2013); parents, Arthur and Sarah Cox. Leaving to mourn his loving children: Beverley (Anthony) Patey, Jim (Anne Marie) Cox, Dr. Christopher (Dr. Donna Hardy Cox) Cox, and Sharon (Stephen) Cook; grandchildren: Lesley, Sgt. David (Bettina), Matthew (Hope), Christopher (Jessica), Cpl. Jonathan, Jeffrey (Kimberly), James, Mark (Ashlee), and Joel; great-grandchildren: Lucas, Hailey and Willow; sisters-in-law: Verna Bungay, Jean Kreyssig, Faye Schlecht, and Marjorie Kalwa (Don); special cousins: Hazel (Leo) Sheppard and Levi Cox; as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Thursday, May 23, from 2-4pm and 7-9pm, and on Friday, May 24, from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm. Funeral service will be held from St. Thomas' Anglican Church on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at 2:00pm, with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers gratefully accepted or donations in John’s memory may be made to St. Thomas’ Anglican Church or a charity of one’s choice. To sign the online memorial guest book, please visit

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