John Robert Biddiscombe

May 3, 1942 to May 22, 2018


Passed away peacefully at the S. A. Glenbrook Lodge on May 22, 2018, John Robert Biddiscombe, age 76 years. He is predeceased by his father George and son Christopher. Leaving to mourn his partner Jackie Hammond; his mother Mary; his daughter Kim (Brian) Bortolin; grandsons: Brody and Logan; his daughter Erin Biddiscombe; grandchildren Natalia and Christian; his brother Derek (Sandra) of Nova Scotia; also, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

John attended school at Bishop Feild College. In 1968 went to work with the St. John’s Fire Department and also worked in the Fire Departments in Montreal, Come by Chance and Churchill Falls.

Cremation has taken place. A service to celebrate his life will take place on Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the S.A. Glenbrook Lodge.



2:00pm, Saturday May 26th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Judy and family
We are truly saddened by the loss of your daughter Lori and just learning about the loss of your son Dale last year. We haven’t seen each other in a long while as we remember them as children. Our hearts ache for you.

Marie and Gordon Hickman

Mary, Derek, Sandy and Family. Sorry to hear about John’s passing. Our deepest sympathy.

Thinking about you today and pray that God will hold you in his loving arms tonight and tomorrow. Praying that the service tomorrow will give you comfort and peace.
Love you

I am sorry for your loss. I knew John when we were growing up as his brother Derek and I were great friends please pass along my condolences to his mother
Tim Chalker

Derek and family. Our condolences on the loss of your brother ,he was a great student and friend of mine ,may he rest in could call me if it is convenient 567-2555.

My condolences to the Biddiscombe family on John’s death. May you be surrounded by the love of family and friends at this difficult time . I remember you all from the days of the stores on Hayward Ave,, one on the corner of McDougall St.and the other on the corner of Maxse St. My family referred to it as Mr. B’s. A special hello to Mrs. Biddiscombe. Yvonne Roach

My condolences to the Biddiscombe family during this time . John and I worked together for a few years and he was a hard working employee and a true friend to many . His legacy will live on in the men and women he trained and guided into many law enforcement and profssional jobs .
He will be missed by us all .
It is never goodbye but until we meet again .
From myself and the Lane family

Derek, sorry to hear of John’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this sad time.

Derek and family,
My condolences on John’s death. Memories of Maxse Street come to mind.