MOONEY, John Thomas of North Vancouver transitioned on Saturday, August 20th, 2022 of natural causes.
John was born in Toronto, ON in May of 1937. He was the eldest child of John and Helen Mooney. He is predeceased by his wife Yvonne Mooney. He is survived by his five children: Timothy, Kelly, Karen, Terry (Lilly) and Kathryn. Also by his grandchildren: Kaitlyn (Arlo), Shane and Matthew and his great grandchildren, Kristine and Dayton.
He is lovingly remembered by his sister Catherine (Ross) and was a cherished uncle to her daughters Leslie (Jim), Susan & Christine (Bill) and their families.
John retired to North Vancouver after a long successful career in the oil business, starting with British Petroleum, then Gulf Oil which later became Petro Canada. As a young man he was a stellar athlete playing on his high school's ice hockey team. He enjoyed playing baseball and was an avid professional sports fan. To his family he was a source of great laughter and exemplified how to live life on one's own terms. He always had a twinkle in his Irish eyes - witty, charming, generous, stoic and never complained. Instead, he preferred to quietly build a life he was happy and content with. As a lifelong animal lover he took great pride in sharing this love with all his children and always advocated on their behalf.
To be surrounded by his family was his greatest pleasure. He was one of a kind and will be forever missed.