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John Wesley Lilly
September 22, 1933 - February 4, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">LILLY, John Wesley, age 83, of Dartmouth, passed away on February 4th, 2017 in the Dartmouth General Hospital.<br>Born in Alliston, Ontario, he was a son of the late Kerwood and Jesse Lilly.<br>John’s first career was with the Royal Canadian Navy where he served on the HMCS Magnificent, HMCS Bonaventure and HMCS Quebec. He was a people person who found his calling in various sales positions with business equipment companies. He enjoyed playing pool and card games with friends and family. He also loved solving the New York Times Crossword Puzzles which he completed only in pen. He was a hardworking man who valued honesty and integrity above all.<br>John is survived by his sons, Michael (Corliss), Fort McMurray, Alberta, Patrick (Minerra), Toronto, Ont., Bruce (Sandra), Porters Lake; grandchildren, Shannon (Daniel) Ryan, Scott (Stephanie), Cameron; great grandchildren Justin, Emily, and Evelyn and many nieces and nephews.<br>He was predeceased by his wife Mildred “Middy” (Brown) in 1993; and his brother William “Bill”.<br>Cremation has taken place. No visitation or service to be held at John’s request.<br>In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the QEII, Palliative Care Unit.<br>Online condolences may be made by visiting the Dartmouth Chapel at<br><br><br> <br></div>