It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of John Benoit Harrison in Ottawa on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at the age of 83.
Loving husband of 58 years to Patricia Harrison, and devoted father to Tommy (deceased), Barry (Brenda), Blane, Randy (Joanne), Rory, Angela (Derek) and Andrea (Victor). Much loved Grandfather to Brock, Cole, Christopher, Taylor, Jillian, Ava, Garrett, Lindsay, Shannon, Erik, Ian, Taisha, Greg, Jonathan and numerous great grandchildren. He is predeceased by parents Samuel Harrison and Irene Latulippe. Beloved brother to Rita and Denis Harrison. Predeceased by brothers Donald, Leo, Albert, Fred, Gerald, Edward, and Arthur.
John will be remembered for his service in the RCAF, successful career in insurance (Transamerica Life and Budget Brokers Limited), former President of the House of Hope, but most especially his deep love, wisdom, kindness and devotion to his family. He instilled the importance of always doing what is right and true.
You can honour John by donating to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.