March 1, 1939-February 9, 2017
Jack was born in Glenbush, Saskatchewan and his family moved to Yarrow, BC when he was two years of age. He grew up with his parents, five brothers (Peter, Hank, Ben, John and Richard) and three sisters (Kay, Lydia and Mary), Jack married Rose in 1964 and their son Geoff as born in 1969.
Jack retired at the age of 56 because he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. He started playing tennis and organized local friends to play golf on Mondays. When he could no longer manage tennis or golf he started playing pickle ball and snooker, but finally had to give up pickle ball due to balance issues. Jack moved to Waterford Care Centre in Tsawwassen on July 30th, 2015 where he was able to have a few good games of snooker with the staff and friends, and participate in the many activities.
Jack is survived by his sister Mary (John Fast), brother John, wife Rose and son Geoff.
Sincere thanks to the staff at The Waterford for their compassionate care, and also to family and friends who provided so much support.
A celebration of life will be held at Cedar Park Church, 5300 44 Avenue, Delta, BC on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11:00 am.