Passed away on October 29, 2012 at the age of 84 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox, BC, born in Calgary, Alberta on April 16, 1928.
Jake was raised in Calgary, Alberta. He served 20 years in the U.S. Army as a medic and Vietnam Vet. He raised four children, born around the world from the USA, France, Germany to Japan. Over 30 years ago he settled in Comox to spend his retirement years in “God’s Country” enjoying fishing, golfing, bowling and the art of wine making. He was also proud to be a Shriner, Mason and Scottish Rite member. He will be missed by many friends and loved ones.
He is survived by children; Sheree, Kathy, Jack and Robbie, grandchildren; Karen, Elaine, Amy, Rachel, Taylor, Morgan, Christine and Keith; great grandchildren; Malcom, Zoe, Stoney, Beisha and Noah.
A Celebration of Jake’s Life will take place at a reception being held on Wednesday November 7, 2012 at 1:30 pm in the tea room of Piercy’s Funeral Home.
The family would like to extend thanks to all Jake’s friends for helping them through this difficult time.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Please join us in remembering Jake by visiting our memorial at www.piercysmtwashingtonfuneral.com