A resident of the Extended Care Unit of St. Joseph’s Hospital, passed away peacefully on Saturday Jan 26th, 2008, aged 86.
Predeceased by his sister Ann Newbury, he is survived and will be dearly missed by his wife of nearly 64 years; Helen; children Mel (Shirley) Penner, Bev (Neil) Dueck, Donna (Dave) Emmerson, Dale (Bert) Penner and Sherrie (Blackie) Pawluk; 14 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren; sisters: Elizabeth, Helen and Mary, as well as his nieces and nephews. Jack spent his life’s work as a logger and in his leisure, enjoyed a good game of golf.
A Service of Remembrance in Celebration of His Life will take place on Friday, February 1st at 2:00p.m. from COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME, CREMATION AND RECEPTION CENTRE, 1101 Ryan Road with Chaplain Brian Ducedre officiating. Reception with refreshments will follow in the “Garden Room” of the funeral home.