John D. Arquette

John D. Arquette

MARQUETTE, MI – John D. Arquette, 69, of Marquette, passed away on Wednesday morning, September 19, 2018.

John was born on January 16, 1949 in Ferndale, MI to the late Ernest and Josephine (Rossi) Arquette.

John was a gentle giant with wicked sense of humor and a heart of gold. He spent much his time “trying” to complete numerous projects and working alongside friends at Taylor Made Furniture in Marquette. He also enjoyed spending time with his friends and family and making life as bright and humorous as possible.

Survivors include his children, Jenifer (Andrew) Zahn, Chris (Jenni) Arquette, Luke Arquette and Madeline Arquette; grandchildren, India, Graeme, Maisie, Gideon, Jemima and Ender Zahn, and Griffin and Eden Arquette; and his sister, Madelynne (William) Cudney.

John was preceded in death by his parents, former wife and dear friend, Cindy Jenerou, his brothers, EJ and James Arquette, and his beloved dog, Bart.

John’s family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home in Marquette from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. A Celebration of Life will follow at 4 p.m. in the funeral home.

The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting John’s family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com.