John passed away in Lanark Lodge, Perth on Thursday March 29th, 2018 at the age of 61 years. He was the loved husband of Mary Anne (Deachman) Rudy, cherished father of Jason (Amanda) Rudy and dear son of Peter (Susan) Rudy. John was predeceased by his mother Doris (Dzyngel) Rudy, grandparents Jan and Pajza (Gula) Rudy, John and Pearl (Baziuk) Dzyngel. He will be sadly missed by his siblings Margaret Rudy, Sandra (Bill) Sterling, Alison Rudy, Robin (John) Tenpenny, Brian (Robin) Rudy, Steven Rudy and his nieces and nephews Branden Sterling, Amanda Rudy, Sean Rudy, Alexandra Nowlan, Erin Tenpenny, Christopher Tenpenny and all his family and friends. John served 35 years in the military first joining in 1976. He served in the First Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Canadian Airborne Regiment 2nd Airborne Commando, 3rd Battalion PPCLI and Military Construction Engineers. He was posted in multiple overseas missions such as Cyprus, East Timor, Bosnia and Canadian Forces Station(Alert). The family sends a special thank you to Lanark Lodge nurses and associated doctors for the care they provided. Funeral service will be held in the Blair & Son Chapel, 15 Gore St., West, Perth on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. followed by a reception in the Blair & Son Family Centre. In remembrance of John, contributions to the Alzheimers Society of Lanark County would be appreciated.