John MacQueen

Obituary of John MacQueen

Retired Warrant Officer

MacQueen, John Wayne – passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the age of 73 years. Born on October 20, 1947 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia to John & Dorothy MacQueen (nee MacDonald). Loving husband of the late Della MacQueen (nee Smyth). Father of Tracey Best (Reg), Tammy Tracey (Steve) & JC MacQueen (Lyndsay). Grandfather (Papa) to Jessica MacQueen, Samantha MacQueen, Olivia Tracey, Kayleigh MacQueen & Natalee Tracey. Great-grandfather to Arianna & Negan MacQueen. Brother to Darlene Ryan (Ken), Blair MacQueen & Kevin MacQueen (Sandy).


John served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 37 years as a field engineer in the Royal Canadian Engineers.

Respecting John’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Spring interment of ashes will take place at Laurentian View Cemetery, Petawawa. Arrangements entrusted to Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, Pembroke. (As an expression of sympathy, donations to Lupus Canada or Royal Canadian Legion Branch 517 would be appreciated). Online donations/condolences are available at

Funeral Services

Respecting John's wishes, cremation has taken place. Spring interment of ashes in Laurentian View Cemetery, Petawawa.