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John Albert Delaqua

June 14, 1937 ~ May 29, 2019 (age 81)

John Albert (Chubby) Delaqua, passed away suddenly on May 29th at the age of 81, at his home. John was born in Fort William on June 14, 1937.  He worked at Can-Car (Bomdardier) for 34 years before retiring in 1998. John is preceded in death by parents, Frank and Philomena (Siciliano), sisters Mary (Fred) Bragnalo and Josie (Major) Zuliani, brother Denny, as well as other nieces and nephews and good friends. John is survived by brother Tony, (Kay) and many nieces and nephews. Uncle Chubby enjoyed a simple life, golfing, traveling and occasionally going to a casino with his many good friends. The family of John wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at Thunder Bay Regional Hospital, Dialysis Unit and to the staff of Sister Leila Greco for their exceptional care of John. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 6th at St. Dominic’s Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation or charity of your choice.

John Delaqua will be remembered in the Blake Funeral Chapel Memorial Grove.  Annual dedication service Sunday, June 14, 2020.

Donations may be made to:

Kidney Foundation of Canada
605 Hewitson St, Thunder Bay ON P7B 5V5
Tel: 1-807-624-2680

Charity of Choice

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