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John Nelson Taillon

November 10, 1936 ~ December 16, 2019 (age 83)

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Peacefully on Monday, December 16, 2019 at the Cornwall Community Hospital-McConnell Site, John Nelson Taillon; age 83 years.  Beloved husband of Lillian (nee McNamara) for 63 blessed years.  Loving father of daughters Debra (Paul) De Jong, Tammy (Mike) Silmser and chosen son Perry (Debbie) Froats.  Cherished grandfather of Christine (Marc) Charbonneau, Diana (Mike) Cameron, Kevin (Angela) De Jong, Jordan (Dayna) Silmser, Dustin (Jenny) Silmser, Christopher (Sarah) Silmser and chosen grandchildren Shane and Amanda.  Great grandfather of Ethan, Emma, Everly, Audrey, Bradley, Liam, Mason and chosen great grandchild Alexandra.  Dear brother of Vincent (Marlene) Taillon and Wanda (Ronnie) Welcher.  Predeceased by his parents Mary (nee Burns) and Nelson Taillon. 


Funeral Arrangements

Cremation has taken place.  There will not be visitation or a funeral service.  

Memorial donations to the Cornwall Community Hospital or Ottawa Heart Institute gratefully acknowledged.  Arrangements entrusted to McArthur Bros. & MacNeil Funeral Home & Chapel, 428 Second Street East, Cornwall (613 932-6300).  Condolences may be left at


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Cornwall Community Hospital Foundation
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Tel: 613-938-4060

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