Peacefully, at Erie Shores Healthcare, Leamington, on Monday, May 31, 2021, John William Gander, age 86, formerly of Chatham, beloved husband of Audrey Gander.
Born in Harwich Township, son of the late Elizabeth and William Gander.
He will be sadly missed by his children Randy (Mary Ann), John, and Michael (Christine) Gander, 5 grandchildren, Jason, Jake, Christina, Alecia, and Mike Jr., and a great grandchild Layla.
Also survived by his sisters Lilly Duff, Florence (Frank) Bak, and his brother Jim (Anne) Gander.
Predeceased by his brothers Bill and Jessie Gander.
Friends and relatives may visit at Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. S. Chatham (519-352-5120) by signing up at
A Memorial Service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Monday, June 7, 2021.
Donations to the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated.