John CALDWELL

CALDWELL John Robert (Jack) Caldwell

September 26, 1921 – May 14, 2013

Together Again

Our family announces the passing of our beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather on May 14, 2013, gone to rejoin the love of his life, his wife of 65 years, Elsie. Jack is survived by his children, Lois (Terry), Katherine (John) and Bob (Charmain), his grandchildren, Christopher (Shannon), Jennifer, (Steve), Michael, Kathleen, Lisa, Rachel (John), Gavin (Lenny), Sara (Darren) and fourteen great grandchildren, his sisters Peggy and Lois and many nieces and nephews.

Born and raised in Cranbrook, BC, Jack later served in WW II as an army Lieutenant where he met Elsie at the Officers Mess of a Casualty Centre at Gordon Head, Victoria. It was love at first sight and lasted 65 years until the passing of Elsie in 2010.

They moved to Campbell River in 1949 where Jack practiced law until he was appointed as a judge in the Provincial Court of BC in the early 70s, forcing a move to Nanaimo. They returned to Campbell River in 2004.

Jack was active in Rotary, Kinsmen, K40 and the Masonic Lodge where he served as District Deputy Grand Master and attained over 60 years of membership. He served for many years as a hospital trustee and was a key member of the group responsible for the building of the current hospital in Campbell River.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Eagles Hall 1999 14th Ave, Campbell River, BC on May 25th, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00PM.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Campbell River Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Condolences for the family may be left at www.suttonsfuneralhome.com.


Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.