Peacefully at Mount Nemo Nursing Home on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Mary Robertson (nee Thomson) for 41 years. Predeceased by his parents Donald and Mary Robertson. Cherished brother of Kathleen Fowlie (Norman), Jean Rogers (David) and Donald Robertson, brother-in-law of Violet Hall (Jack) and Chuck Thomson. John will be dearly missed by his nieces and nephews; Cheryl, Ian, Kevin, Laura and Susan. John is a long time Burlington resident; he is a retired employee of Joseph Brant Hospital and a past volunteer at Maple Villa. Visitation will be held at SMITH’S FUNERAL HOME, 485 Brant Street (one block North of City Hall), BURLINGTON (905-632-3333), on Friday, August 16, 2019 from 12 noon until the time of a Celebration of John's Life in the funeral home chapel at 1p.m. Reception to follow. Interment Burlington Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John to Mount Nemo Nursing Home would be sincerely appreciated.