Passing of John Joseph Pachereva

October 20, 2010

With family by his side, John passed away October 10, 2010 from a battle with cancer. He was born July 25th, 1947 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada to John Joseph and Josephine Pachereva.

He is survived by his mother Josephine, his loving partner of 18 years, Patricia Nabinger, his brothers James and Larry, with wife Lisa, and sister Carol, with husband Richard Campbell.

Also surviving are sons Justin Pachereva and wife Christy, Christopher Pachereva and fianc? Jesse, Jacob Nabinger and wife Tiffanie, and daughter Sarah Nabinger and boyfriend Alex. His grandchildren are Summer, Jack, Brea, Keegan, Xander, and Liam. His nieces are Kristin Lopes with husband Steven, and Emily. And his great-niece is Sydney, and great-nephew Matthew. He is preceded in death by his father, John and brother Thomas.

He was an avid Drum Corps enthusiast from an early age and grew his first passion as a member of the Preston Scout House Drum and Bugle Corps, and The Toronto Optimists. He continued his support as an instructor, director and composer in multiple drum corps. He had a second passion for all types of Auto Racing, and actively participated in the sport until he could no longer contribute.

John will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral mass will be held on October 21st at 10 a.m. at St. Clement's Church, 745 Duke Street, Cambridge.

Funeral Service

  • Funeral Service will be held at
    St. Clement's Church
    745 Duke Street, Cambridge.
  • at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 21.