John Weldon Hedderson was born on June 24th, 1928 to Albert and Matilda Hedderson. On February 3rd, 1963, he married the love of his life, Susie Hedderson. Together they were blessed with five children. John was a fisherman all his life and an active member of the fisherman's Union. He also ran the post office in Straitsview. John was a community oriented man who actively volunteered. He did not mind speaking with government officials and worked hard to ensure that the community received adequate funding. He was a fighter who would "go all the way" for what he believed in. He leaves to mourn a large and loving family including his wife Susie; sons Terry (Natalie), and Dwight (Mary); daughters Ella (Wayne), and Elaine; sister Nellie (Walter); grandchildren Terry (Stephanie), Dillon (Elizabeth), Matthew (Robyn), Bryan, Jenna, Noah, and Arren; and great-grandchild Allison. John was predeceased by his parents Albert and Matilda; son Bryan; brothers Issac, Marckus, Samuel, Jim, Noah, Edgar, Heber, and Lenoard; and sister Marjorie. He will be forever loved and remembered fondly. Visitation was held at the Pentecostal Church in St. Lunaire-Griquet from where the funeral service was held at 2:00pm on Friday, November 13, 2015 with Pastor Baker officiating. Internment followed in the Interfaith Cemetery in Quirpon. Funeral services entrusten to Kerry. M. Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Anthony, Lee Nippard funeral director.