BYRNE, John James (Dr John)

BYRNE, John James (Dr John)

18 October 1941 – 18 April 2021
of Balgownie (previously of Bondi and Braidwood NSW)

John bravely fought a long battle without ever complaining. He passed away at home surrounded by his family, who will all miss him terribly. Loving husband of 54 years to Sharyn. Good mate and loving father to Matthew, Simon and Lisa, Patrick and Louise, Eamonn and Sarah. Proud and much loved grandfather of Charlotte, Joseph, Charles, Edward and Grace. Cherished brother and brother-in-law to Michael and Trish Byrne, Maureen and Ross Cleary, Stephen and Kerry Goodwin and his many nieces and nephews. John will be remembered fondly and missed dearly by his family and many wonderful friends.

Special thank you for the incredible support given by the Illawarra Palliative Care team and Silver Chain which enabled John to remain at home with his family

Relatives and friends are invited to attend John’s funeral service to be held at St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Harbour Street Wollongong on Friday, 23 April 2021 at 10am.

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  1. A beautiful man to which I had the privilege and honour to have known and worked for more than thirty years.
    A true gentleman.
    Our prayers and thoughts go to Sharyn and the family.

  2. Sharyn thinking of you and the boys and their partners. Found memories of the time that I worked with John, we had many laughs, I remember the time when I first started working for you guys, Paul & I went to Fairy Meadow bowling club for a party and half the patients were there & I remember saying to John on the Monday morning I know now were you are getting all your patients from! Thinking of you in this very sad time
    With much love Sue Stephenson

  3. So sorry to hear Sharyn,my thoughts are with you
    God Bless You
    With much love,, Sue Chinnock
    John was a Gentleman &with a Great Sense of humour

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