THOMEY, John— It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of John Thomey on Nov. 10, 2013. He was born on March 20, 1931 in Harbour Grace. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. John joined the navy at 17 years of age and later was employed at Ocean Harvesters in Harbour Grace as chief engineer for 40 years. His passions in life were his family, his community and a great love for hockey. He played defense in jersey No. 3 for the CeeBees senior hockey team, bringing home the Herder Memorial Trophy several times. He also loved to fish and playing cards was a favourite pastime for him and Lilly. John had a wonderful sense of humour and was loved by all that were blessed enough to know him. He will be forever in our hearts and never forgotten. Predeceased by infant son: John Brendan, parents: Arthur and Mary, sisters: Camilla, Mary and Joan, brothers: Mike, Jim and Mark. Left to mourn, wife: Lillian; two daughters: Joan Thomey, St. John’s and Jackie (Chris) Puddister, Halifax, NS; two sons: Paul (Darlene) and John (April), both of Harbour Grace; six grandchildren: Matthew and Megan Thomey, Jason and Stephanie Puddister, Becky and Emma Thomey; two brothers: Brendan (Helen), Harbour Grace and Ron (Bridget), Calgary, AB; members of the Newman Family; as well as a large number of other relatives and friends. Rested at Noel’s Funeral Home, Harvey Street, Harbour Grace. Fr. William Pearce conducted the Funeral Mass on Thursday, Nov. 14 from Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Harbour Grace. Inurnment took place on Friday, Nov. 15 in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel’s Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.