John Deering


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Brenan's Paradise Row Funeral Home
111 Paradise Row
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Funeral Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Brenan's Paradise Row Funeral Home Chapel
111 Paradise Row
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
(506) 634-7424

Event Name 1

St. Joseph's Cemetery
327 Westmorland Road
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Obituary of John Robert Deering

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John R. Deering which occurred on Friday, September 23, 2022, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Saint John, NB on October 20, 1946, he was the son of the late John and Audrey (McKay) Deering.

John worked his career as a construction electrician in the IBEW 502 and also worked at the Refinery, Point Lepreau, Irving Pulp and Paper Mill, Moosehead Breweries, and other plants. He also worked in the union office as a training officer, dispatcher, as a treasurer at 502.


John is survived by his son, Trevor Deering; daughter, Tracy Cripps (Bruce); sister, Bonnie Deering; grandchildren, Kiana Dunn, Samantha Brown and Kristen Brown; great-grandchildren, Oakley Brown, Ivy Hayton, Violet Brown; as well as a niece, Carla Bigney. In addition to his parents, John was predeceased by his sister, Karen Winchester and his grandson, Michael Brown.


The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff at the Saint John Regional Hospital, 4CN unit and SICU for their wonderful care.


Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424). With visitation on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 1:00 PM, in The Brenan’s Chapel. Interment to follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Donations in memory of John may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick or to the Arthritis Society. Online condolences may be placed at  


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