John Eckert of Seaforth, passed away peacefully at Mitchell Nursing Home, on Sept. 28, 2022 He was 71.
John was the dear brother of Cathy Martin (Joe), Kitchener/Waterloo; Connie Murray, Dublin; Elaine MacDonald (Bob), Mississauga; Mary Garon (Raymond), Clinton, the late Bobby Eckert (Christa), Seaforth and Margie Mahoney (Dan), Blenheim. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews and missed by his friend Jack.
John was predeceased by parents Claire (O’Hanley) and Conrad Eckert, and brother-in-law Arthur Murray.
John was a hardworking, dedicated, life-long dairy farmer in McKillop Township. He was very conscious of the environment and took care and pride of nature on his farm.
In keeping with John’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, Seaforth, on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Registration is required and appreciated at www.haskettfh.com. John's Memorial Mass will be held at St. James Catholic Church, Seaforth on Monday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. with Father Steve Eckert presiding. Registration is not required to attend the Memorial Mass. Interment will be at St. James Cemetery, Seaforth. Arrangements were entrusted to Haskett Funeral Home, Seaforth.
Donations to Epilepsy Canada or Resilience Huron Perth Mental Health Services would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com.