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John Jemson

John Armstrong Jemson

Wednesday, November 6th, 1929 - Friday, December 13th, 2019
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JEMSON, John Armstrong M.B. B.S. MRCS LMCC CCFP
" A great Dad and a truly dedicated Doctor ".

On Friday, December 13, 2019, John passed away peacefully at a time of his own choosing surrounded by many members of the family in Sidney, BC.

Born in London, England on November 6th, 1929, John is predeceased by his parents James, Mildred, brother David, son Nigel and daughter Marion. John leaves his wife of 64 years, Barbara (Duke) Jemson, his sons James (Helen), Steven (Rose), Paul (Lucy), and daughters Elizabeth (Phil) and Lucinda (Mike). He also leaves his beloved 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

John qualified at Guy's Hospital, London, in 1953, achieving the Gold Medal in Surgery. In March, 1955 in Pinner, Middlesex, he married Barbara Mary Duke. Upon graduation, he completed two years National Service as a Medical Officer in the Royal Air Force, where he was stationed at RAF Manston, Kent. In March 1957, the family emigrated to Manitoba where John held several positions in rural towns before settling in Glenboro for 17 years, where his family practice covered anesthetics, obstetrics and surgery.

In 1976, the family moved to Port Alberni on Vancouver Island, John continued in Family Practice until his retirement in 1999. Together with Mum in retirement, they travelled widely to visit family and friends throughout the world. Dad had many interests and passions - gardening, classical music, model railways, amateur radio, cricket, sailing and playing backgammon. Over the years Dad was involved in as many community activities as time would permit, especially in his local church, service clubs, and historical societies.

In 2016, Dad and Mum made the move to Sooke to be closer to family, and then in 2018 they moved to a care facility in Sidney, where he resided until his passing.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of John's Life will be held on Friday, March 27th, 2020 in Port Alberni, B.C. For further details, please contact paulj513@telus.net.”
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