In Memory of

John

Lawrence

Webster

Obituary for John Lawrence Webster

John Lawrence Webster born December 9th, 1937, passed away peacefully
on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at home on the Trent River, with his
wife of 60 years, Margaret and children, David and Laura by his side.
He was predeceased by: his parents, Wilbert and Gwendolyn Webster of
Dundas, Ontario and his sister, Patricia Johnson (Bob) of Toronto.
He is survived by his sister Barbara Gibson (Ken) of Burlington,
Ontario. He will be missed so much by: 4 grandchildren, Mallory,
Brock, Felisha, Olivia and 5 great grandchildren, Jayden, Cleo, Ethan,
Maeson and Rylee. as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

John was born in Hamilton, Ontario and grew up in the nearby town of
Dundas. He graduated from Hamilton Teacher's College and then from
McMaster University. John taught special education for the Hamilton
Wentworth Board of Education for 34 years.

John was an active member in the Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite in
Hamilton and in 1986 he became the District Deputy Grand Master. When
he retired he then joined the Norwood Lodge. He remained a life member
of the Scottish Rite. John had been a Mason for 51 years.

John enjoyed singing in many choirs and when he had retired, he and
Margaret sang at church and community events together. John did not
sit idle in his retirement, he took many courses and became a Lay
Reader in Roseneath and Hastings Anglican churches (for 14 years).
John and Margaret retired to their once "cottage" in which John had
built 53 years ago on the Trent River.

A Celebration of Life will be held at St. John the Evangelist church
in Havelock, 1 George St. E. Saturday, January 20, 2024 at 2pm.
A Masonic Service will be held prior at 1pm.
John will be interred at the Roseneath St. James Anglican Church
cemetery at a later date.
Feel free to leave a sympathy message to the family on the online
memorial page of John Webster.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of your choice would be
greatly appreciated.
The family wishes to Thank the trent Hills Fire Department,
Northumberland EMS, Community Paramedics and the St. Elizabeth Health
Care Workers.