John Vanderwal passed away suddenly at his residence in St.Thomas Ontario on May 27, 2023 at the age of 60.
John is survived by his three children Cheyenne Vanderwal (Liam) of North Bay, Shawnee Vanderwal and Skye Vanderwal of Ottawa, his siblings Corwin Vanderwal (Lisa) of West Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia, and Jennifer Lapping (Peter) of Deep River, as well as his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He is predeceased by his parents Raymond and Coba Vanderwal (née Rook) and his sister Teresa Duval (Vanderwal).
Cremation has taken place. In lieu of funeral services, his children ask that all who wish to participate make a donation to the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) or to the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society in John's name.