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Thomson, Dr. John D. (Died)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 26 May 2016, A, p. 9, column 6
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THOMSON, Dr. John D. - At the Woodstock Hospital, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. John Douglas Thomson of Woodstock passed away in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Phyllis Muriel Thomson (nee Mowbray). Cherished father of Chris (Nancy), Jeff, Janet, Cameron and Ian. Loved grandfather of Sam, Joe (Kayla), Aaron, Tawnya and Brandon. Dear brother of David Thomson, Betty (Bryan) Rowntree and the late Jim Thomson. John was born and raised on Shalomar Jersey Farm in Brooklin, Ontario, where he attended Brooklin Public School and Whitby High School. John went on and graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph in 1954. From there he was a dedicated employee for over 21 years with the Western Ontario Breeders before going into private practice and operating Shalomar Stud horse breeding farm near Woodstock. During his retirement, John enjoyed partaking in his hobbies of fishing, crosswords, C.F.L. and spending time around the race track where he was known as "Dr. John". Friends and relatives are invited to join with the family at the BROCK & VISSER FUNERAL HOME , 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock, 519-539-0004, on Friday, June 3, 2016 from 6-9pm and again on Saturday from 1-2pm. The complete memorial service will be held in the chapel Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 2pm. Cremation has taken place and a private time of interment will be held at a later date in the Groveside Cemetery, Whitby. If desired, contributions to the War Amps, or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated. Personal online condolences may be posted to www.brockandvisser.com

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26 May 2016
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24 May 2016
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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Thomson, Dr. John D. (Died)