John Bart

Obituary of John Bart

BART, John Raymond

Was born on February 22, 1940 and passed surrounded by the love of his family on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved husband of Donna (nee Stephens for 59 years. Proud Dad of the late Stephen (Stacey Banfill) and David (Bernadette Morencie). Loving Pip of Katerina Bart and Alexander Bart. Dearest son of the late Elmer and Jermaine (nee Masse) Bart and son-in-law of the late Murray and Electa (nee Charlton) Stephens. Dear brother of late Martha Masse (late James), late Yvonne Lefleur (late Jacques) late Nelson Bart (Linda) and brother-in-law of Lynda Stephens (Gary Chick) and late Gregory Stephens. John will also be remembered by many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. With 30 years of service John retired from Chrysler. He was a proud member of Holy Name of Jesus Church and an honorary member of K of C Council #3305, Essex. John and Donna enjoyed 20 years at their cottage in Bayfield and loved entertaining family and friends. Their door was always open. Special thanks to Dr. A.. Aboulisayan, Kim and Arleen for years of help and advice, as well as Dr. Borys Ryglewicz for all your calls and care during this difficult time. The family would also like to thank the staff at Erie Shores Healthcare Telemetry Department 2 south and the entire staff at Erie Shores Hospice for their wonderful care. As well as all the friends and neighbours for their love and support through this journey. Due to the pandemic, private cremation services have taken place. When restrictions lift, a memorial mass to celebrate John’s life will take place. Memorial donations may be made to Erie Shores Hospice of Leamington (Hospice Erie Shores Campus), by contacting Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Ave., E., Essex (519-776-4233. Family and friends are invited to share their memories or make a donation online at