It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the passing of John Thomas Metcalfe on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at Trillium Villa Nursing Home at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Gladys Metcalfe. Loving father of Keith Metcalfe (Kathy Reid) and Lynn (Orren) Simpson. Cherished grandfather of LeAnne Metcalfe (Randy) and Ashley (Michael) Desjarlais. Treasured great-grandfather of Reece St. Denis. Dear brother of Doris (Bevan) and survived by his sister-in-law Mavis. Predeceased by his brother Ken. John was a machinist and retired after 25 years of service at Imperial Oil. He was a member of the Sarnia Strangway Club and loved to play pool. John was a proper gentleman with a great sense of humour. He will be deeply missed by his family. Cremation has taken place. At John’s request, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Alzheimer Society of Sarnia Lambton or the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).