Beloved husband of Athinoula (nee Sotirakos) and loving father of Diamando and Linda. He will be remembered for his strong faith, love of family and friends, kindness, generosity and passion for gardening. He is predeceased by his parents Adamantia and George, sister Stamata, and brothers Dimitri, Thanasi (Georgia) and Stavros (Theonitsa). John will be sadly missed by his brother Spyros (Veta); sisters-in-law: Chrisoula (the late Konstandinos Bahaviolos), Helen (the late Sam Makris); brothers-in-law: Nikos Sotirakos (Anna), Konstandinos Sotirakos (Kondilo), the late Bill Sotirakos (Helen); along with cousins and many nieces, nephews and friends. From 1977 to 1994, he was the proprietor of North King Restaurant. Visitation will be held at Turner & Porter, 2357 Bloor St. W., on Monday, from 5-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 136 Sorauren Ave., Toronto, on Tuesday, January 7 at 1 p.m. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery.