1924 – 2007
Jack Sangster born in Hamilton, Ontario, passed away on January 11, 2007 in Comox, BC. He was predeceased by his parents Mary and James; brothers: William and James Jr.; sisters: Leila, Mary and Ann and first wife Susan.
He will be sadly missed by his wife Marie and his daughters: Diane (David) Bell of Courtenay, Janet (Chuck) Bedford of Williams Lake, and Marion (Greg) Parkyn – Abbotsford. He will also be missed by his eight grandchildren: David, Lorretta, Jeremy, Tasha, Christina, Brandy, Alisia and Jenny; his eight great-grandchildren: Krysten, Brent, Kyle, Kaylee, Autym, Kaitlin, Jadyn and Ryan; as well as his sisters: Minnie (Gordon) Standing of California and Doris Gardner of Ontario; and many nieces and nephews.
Jack served overseas in WWII from 1942 – 1946 and was a member of the Canadian Legion for 50 years.
He worked for Proctor & Gamble in Ontario for 26 years and also as a long-distance commercial truck driver, real estate sales man, driver for Central Builders and he owned the Willow Point Motel.
He attended St. Georges United Church in Courtenay and was a member of the Ocean Waves Square Dance Club and the Prostate Cancer Group. Fishing, camping, square dancing, traveling and tinkering were among the hobbies that Jack enjoyed.
Jack was always smiling and had a positive outlook on life. He was outgoing and loved challenges. Jack was a very kind and gentle man and loved by everyone he met. What a pleasure it was to have known him.
Services were held at St. Georges United Church in Courtenay at 2:30pm on Tuesday, January 16, 2007. COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM, 1101 RYAN ROAD, entrusted with arrangements.