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Dr. John Albert Schwab

November 6, 1923 — October 30, 2021

Peacefully at Rosewood Manor on Saturday, October 30. 2021, Dr. John Albert Schwab passed away at the age of 97. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen Louise (Taylor) Schwab (2008). Loving father of Dr. Stephen ( Margaret) Schwab and Deborah (Jim) Ellis and predeceased by daughter Cynthia Schwab.

Will be missed by his loving companion Gisela Malik. Dear grandpa of Jason (Sheri), Timothy (Janis) and his late granddaughter Rachel and also will be missed by his great grandchildren; Sophia, Owen, Kaitlin and Mathew.

John proudly served in the U.S. Marines during World War ll. John graduated from the National Chiropractic College in Chicago and practiced in Sarnia for over 40 years. John was a longtime member of the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club, and spent much of his leisure time duck hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed playing the one armed bandits at the Pt. Edward Casino.

John and Kathleen enjoyed many trips abroad and in their later years travelled throughout the U.S.A. in their Airstream trailer

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church on Thursday November 4th at 11:00 am. with interment to follow at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. Sympathy may be express through donations to the Inn of the Good Shepherd.

Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia, ON, N7T 5W9. Memories, photos or messages of condolence may be shared at

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church

1465 Lecaron Ave, Sarnia, ON N7V 3J4

Covid 19 Protocols require that all in attendance must wear masks and social distancing is required.

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