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Harrington, John Michael
July 2019
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The adventures of John Harrington ended suddenly on Saturday, July 20th, 2019 following a tragic motorcycle accident (although he would probably rather say it was complications resulting from a radioactive spider bite). John is survived by his loving wife Johelis Penaloza, daughters Grecia and Gabriela, mother Margaret (Howard), brother Justin (Emily), and predeceased by his father Michael. John’s fearless nature allowed him, in 51 years, to live a full and accomplished life, including living abroad for 10 years in Venezuela. John climbed mountains, sailed oceans, raised a beautiful family and was a friend and mentor to many. He was known for being a free spirit with a strong sense of self. He never shied away from an engaging debate, he held a wealth of knowledge, he ran a successful and rewarding business, and was sharp as a tack. He will be remembered as an adventurer, father, husband, son, brother and loyal friend. John Michael Harrington, July 3 1968 to July 20 2019. You were loved, and you will be missed. Visitation at Paul O’Connor Funeral Home, Saturday July 27th from 11am to 3pm.

Messages of Condolence

To the family, My husband and I just found out the news we are so very sorry and shocked to hear of your loss. John helped me get my husb... Read more Mary & Carlos Zavala
Toronto September 07, 2019
Dear Gaby and family, We are so shocked to hear this upsetting news. Lucia and I are so sorry. John was always so kind and helpful to us. ... Read more Ana and Lucia
Toronto August 05, 2019
My boss, best friend, mentor in life, and now my guardian Angel, I spent more time with him than with my family for a long time, and will ... Read more Patricia Faneite
Toronto August 04, 2019
Johelis, Grecia, and Gabby... My sincerest condolences to you and your family. I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are ... Read more Monica
Toronto July 28, 2019
Johelis, Grecia and Gabby, I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you. Much love. Xoxo Ms Salmas
Giota Salmas
Toronto July 27, 2019
Gaby, this is such sad news. Your dad loved you so much and the two of you had such a special bond. His love will stay in your heart forev... Read more Deidre Medeiros
Toronto July 27, 2019
Gabby, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. This is very sad news. Know that you are all in my... Read more Melissa Clarke
Toronto July 26, 2019
Dear Gabriela and family, Sending so much love and strength to you Gabriela. Your dad loved you dearly, and his lovely spirit lives on... Read more Sally Thompson
Toronto July 26, 2019
Margaret, I am so sorry for loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time Xo
Susan
Toronto July 26, 2019
Thinking of you all. Sending our love from PEI.
Leah, Paul & Howard
Savage Harbour, PE (Toronto, ON) July 26, 2019
Dear Margaret, very sorry for your loss; our deepest sympathies to you and yours.
MaryLouise and John MacDonald
Savage Harbour, PE July 26, 2019
Dear Margaret, Justin, Emily and family I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for you
Rochelle DeClute
Toronto July 25, 2019

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