John Howard Kerr

July 12, 1937 - September 14, 2017

Passed peacefully at his home in Orillia on Thursday, September 14, 2017 with his beloved wife Shirley (Martin) Kerr of 60 years at his side. Already missed by daughters Sheryl Murray (Dave) of Sarnia, Sandra Pollard (Don) of Bloomfield and son Keith Kerr (Theresa) of Cornwall. Proud grandpa of 8 grandchildren and papa of 4 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Eleanor Hennessy of Picton and predeceased by brother Elmer Kerr and sisters Alice Hennessy and Christine Thompson. Funeral service will be held at Abundant Life Pentecostal Church, 13356 Loyalist Pkwy., Picton, Ontario on Monday September 18, 2017 at 1 pm. Visitation will be held at the church from 11 am to 1 pm. Interment Sophiasburg Cemetery. If so desired, in lieu of flowers memorial donations payable to Picton United Pentecostal Church for the Alaska Yukon Aviation Ministries, in memory of John, would be greatly appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton and Whattam Funeral Home, Picton. Online condolences are welcomed at or