John Sinclair

Obituary of John Alexander Sinclair

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John A. Sinclair

1937 - 2024

John Alexander Sinclair of Fredericton, N.B. passed away with family at his side at Medley Hall on April 23rd, 2024, at the age of 86.

John was born in Halifax, N.S. and was the son of the late Alexander and Marjorie (Bullock) Sinclair. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Sylvia, sons John Jr. (Wendy Sinclair) and Grant (Émilie Comeau-Sinclair) both of Fredericton, daughter Jennifer (Spenser Ball) of Saint John, sister Libby of Ottawa, and grandchildren Wyatt, Hilary, Emma, Béatrice, and Rosalie.

He had an active business career which covered most of the province as an insurance adjuster. John enjoyed many outdoor activities with his family such as skiing at Crabbe Mountain and sailing on the St. John River. He had an active social life with many friends which included local duck hunting outings and sailing trips in the Caribbean. John and Sylvia enjoyed traveling, both together and with family. Of particular note was their trip to Scotland which allowed him to continue to research and compile a legacy document on his family ancestry.

His most treasured spot to spend time was the family cottage at Browns Flat where he could be found catching up over coffee at the local Irving or walking his shelties alongside the river on the Beulah Road.

The family thanks the many supportive health care providers John interacted with over the past months. Special thanks to the staff at Medley Hall for their dedicated care and attention during his short stay as a resident there.

A celebration of life event will be held at the Browns Flat cottage later this summer. Expressions of interest in getting a future notice about the timing of the summer gathering, can be made directly through family members or through Obituaries and Tributes link on the York Funeral Home website at .

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation could recognize John’s love for his pets through the Fredericton SPCA.

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