Dr. John Moffat

Dr. John Moffat

1930 - 2024

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Obituary of Dr. John Moffat

Passed away peacefully at The Village at University Gates, Waterloo on Friday March 15, 2024, at the age of 93. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor Margaret (nee Hawkins) Moffat (2018).


Cherished and loving father of Marcia Smith, Lisa Cruise (husband Scott Cruise), Paul Moffat (wife Marbella Herrera), grandfather of Stephanie Fedy (husband Patrick Fedy), Jordan Tamcsu, Jacob Tamcsu, Paul Moffat Herrera (junior), Brisa Moffat Herrera, Alexandra Moffat, Samantha Moffat and great-grandfather of Elijyah, Fynnigan, Leightyn, Mayble, Isobylle, and Attycus Fedy. 


Predeceased by his mother Gladys Jane (nee Laycox) Moffat, and father Charles Blain.


John was a Chemistry professor at the University of Waterloo, retired after 37 years and was granted the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus. He won several awards, authored books and over 300 articles. He was respected by all for his good nature and love of teaching and mentoring. His career allowed him to present all over the world, often travelling with Eleanor and their children.


Special thanks to the staff at University Gates, Dr. M. Lee-Poy and to Dr. N. Bodkin for their continued care and support.


A memorial visitation and reception will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Saturday March 23, 2024 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. A private family interment will be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MS Canada or the Canadian Cancer Society and can be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street S. Waterloo at www.erbgood.com


Visitation & Reception

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 23, 2024
Erb & Good Family Funeral Home
171 King Street South
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada