John loved to fish and spending time with his family. Especially his son, daughter and grandchildren. His family was his life. During his life, John was a fisherman and worked many years at the Salt Fish Store. He also framed homes. John was also a member of the Orange Lodge, Pillar of the community and a member of the Salvation Army Englee Corps Men’s Fellowship. Mr. John Thomas Compton of Englee passed away at the Lion’s Manor Nursing Home in Portugal Cove, NL on the 17th day of September 2016 at the age of 74 years. HE leaves to mourn with fond and loving memoires his Daughter Kim (Christopher) Martel of Sudbury, ON; Son Jamie(Sherry) of Paradise, NL; Grandchildren Samantha(Sudbury), Sabrina(Sudbury), Brandon(King’s Point), Rebecca(Springdale), Kyle(Paradise); Great Grandchildren Carter, Drayden, Roman of Sudbury, ON; Mia, and Cooper of King’s Point, Brothers Seymore(Miriam) of Englee; Roland(Englee); Francis(Stella) of Englee; Lloyd(Englee); Dave(Kathy) of Cape Brenton; George(Cheryl) of Cape Brenton; and Allan(Angela) of Englee; Sisters Evelyn Harklewood(Dayton, Ohio); Mable(Joe) Callahan of St. John’s; and Mary(Frank) Spence of Nova Scotia as well as a large circle of relatives and friends. HE was predeceased by his parents Archibald and Minnie Compton. Visitation was held at the Salvation Army Citadel In Englee from which the funeral service was held at 2:00pm on the 21st day of September 2016 with Pastor Maurice Collins officiating. Interment followed at the new Salvation Army Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.