John Dalkin

Obituary of John Dalkin

Dalkin, Alfred “John”


It is with heavy hearts the family of John Dalkin, announces his passing on May 2nd, 2021 surrounded by his loving family at Strathmere Lodge at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Trudy Dalkin of 62 cherished years. Loving father of Sharon Donohue, John (Rebecca) Dalkin, Jeanette (Basil) Martin, Tony (Pam) Dalkin. Proud and special grandpa to many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


John was proud to be a paratrooper in his time as part of the British Military. John emigrated to Canada in 1970 with his wife Trudy and 4 children. John continued his career as a police officer for the London Police Department. After retirement in 1996, he continued to enjoy his passion of marathon running. John’s zest for life will always be remembered and truly missed.


A private memorial service will be held at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Strathmere Lodge Auxiliary. Online condolences and donations may be left at

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