Frank H. Tinglely #5 mourns the loss of Bro. John H. Lingley

Obituary for John Lingley

John H. Lingley, 95, of Lakeview Manor, Riverview and formerly of Church Court, Moncton, passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Born in Westfield, he was the son of the late Howard and Laura (Lingley) Lingley.

John was Veteran of WW II, having served with the R.C.A.F. and was a member and Honorary Vestryman of St. George’s Anglican Church and St. Andrew’s Anglican Church. He was a member of and Past Master of Acacia Lodge # 49, F. & A.M., Moncton; Past First Principal of Botsford Chapter # 7, R.A.M.; Past Thrice Illustrious Master of Tantramar Council # 8, R. & S.M.; Past Grand Noah of Monckton Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners; Past Preceptor of Ivanhoe Preceptory # 36, K.T.; Past Sovereign of McLeod–Moore Conclave, K.R.C. of C.; member of the N.S. Grand Council of Anointed High Priests and Past Principal of N.B. Grand Council of Anointed High Priests; member of Victoria Tabernacle #52, St. Andrew’s Tabernacle #85 and Northumbria Tabernacle #111, (Past High Priest) H, R.A.K.T.P.; member of Loyalist York Rite College #98; Past Prior of Eastern Canada Priory #19, K.Y.C.H.; member of Convent General, K.Y.C.H.; member of Frank H. Tingley Chapter # 5, O.E.S.; Past Jr. Grand Warden, Grand Lodge of N.B.; Past First Grand Principal, Grand Chapter of N.B.; Past Illustrious Grand Master, Eastern Jurisdiction of Canada, R. & S.M.

John will be sadly missed by his nephews, Howard Lingley of Sarnia, ON and John “Spike” Nason of Kirkland, P.Q.; niece, Judy Arbo of Grand Bay.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Stanley, Kenneth, Russell and Walter and by sisters, Laura, Jeanette and Helen. John was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

A Memorial Service for John will take place from St. George’s Anglican Church, Moncton, later in the spring. A spring interment will be held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Woodman’s Point, NB. Arrangements are under the professional care of Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858–1995).

In memory of John, donations to the St. George’s Anglican Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at