John (Sean) Joseph Macken was born in Dublin Ireland on November 6 1935. He immigrated to Canada at the age of 21 with pennies in his pocket. He met his soulmate in 1958 and they where married on February 23, 1963. Together they never looked back, he created a beautiful life for his four 4 children 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He loved fiercely! Christmas was his favourite time of year! He brought joy to children and emerged himself in the magic of giving. He never passed a person in need without offering assistance. His soul and heart where kind loving and giving! To his kids and grandchildren he was their hero! To his wife he was her partner her friend and her forever love. Heaven gained a great man as we lost our husband/dad/grandpa/ great grandfather/brother. John will be loving remembered by his loving wife Kathleen, his children Carmel (Christos),Shawn (Laura), Patrick, his grandchildren Michelle (Ian), Sean (Jessica) Amanda (Jesse), James (Rebecca), Kathleen, Connor (Krysten)) Alyson (Ethan) ) Randy (Morgan). great grand children Jack, Joseph, Luca, Quinn and Thomas, sister Patty and all who know him. Predeceased by his daughter Bernadette (survived by Michael). View Tribute Book.