JOHN PAUL McCARTHY
August 3, 1976 – July 28, 2021
John Paul McCarthy passed away at Bluewater Health after a lengthy battle with cancer at the age of 44 on Tuesday, July 28, 2021. He leaves behind two parents, Tim (Sr.) and Christine of Sarnia, Ontario. He also leaves behind his brother Tim Jr. (Nicole) also of Sarnia and a sister Karen of Vancouver.
John Paul left home at 18 years old to attend Northern College at Kirkland Lake, Ontario where he studied Welding Engineering Technology. After that, he worked in various automotive factories in Ontario, the United States and even Mexico. Not only did he excel in welding but was skillful in robotics in the assembly lines in automotive factories.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all staff at Bluewater Health and especially those of the Palliative Care Unit. They went above and beyond in not only Paul’s care but also in making the family feel welcome and comfortable during his stay.
Cremation has taken place. A private celebration of life will be held on Stag Island at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Bluewater Health Foundation, https://www.bwhf.ca (Palliative Care Unit). The arrangements are entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St, Sarnia, ON, N7T 5W9). Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca