John  McNamara

John Brian McNamara

Friday, January 14th, 1938 - Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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In Loving Memory of John (Brian) McNamara
January 14, 1938 – March 4, 2020

Brian McNamara, 82, of London, Ontario, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the Extendicare Nursing Home in Oshawa, Ontario.

Brian is survived by his 5 stepchildren from his wife, Margaret (deceased), and his 5 children from his first marriage.

Brian was born in England on January 14, 1938. He joined the British Army-75 Reserve Engineer Regiment, in 1967, as a Sargent. He was discharged in 1976 as a member of the Royal Engineers.
Brian traveled from England in 1973 and made his home in Canada, where he worked as a Mechanical Engineer, and where he met Margaret Holden (Robitaille), and her children.
Brian was quite the TV sports enthusiast of soccer, (women and men’s) tennis and golf. When he wasn’t watching sports, Brian was an avid reader of spy novels, he had quite the list of authors that he loved.

There will be a church service later in 2020. The date to be announced at a later time
Arrangements entrusted with Barnes Memorial Funeral Home, 5295 Thickson Road North, Whitby, 905-655-3662
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Alan Hibbs

Posted at 11:53am
My sincere condolences for your loss. I would like to share a few memories of Brian with you. I came to Canada in 1980 doing the same line of work as Brian. Over the years our paths crossed several times. Most recently I worked closely with Brian at Quad Engineering where together we overcame sometimes difficult engineering problems. Brian was always on the ball, dependable in a crisis and as reliable as clockwork. we shared a few laughs in the process. I lost contact with Brian about 10 years when I retired.
I will miss him he was one of the best.
Alan Hibbs

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