John (Jack) Hawthorn Marsden

September 6, 1931 to February 13, 2013

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our Dad & Poppa.

He was born in Comox where he met & married the love of his life, Catherine Ulrich.

Jack spent his working years as a logger, then after retirement he & Cathy pursued their dream of camping full time & eventually became park rangers.

Jack was predeceased by his wife Catherine, son John, brother Bill & sister Jean. Left behind to cherish his memory is his daughter Jean (Ron) Williams, son Paul (Darlene) Marsden, grandchildren Lee (Amber) Williams, Neil (Holly) Williams, Scott (Shawna) Williams, Karen (John) Kellis, Paul (Tracy) Savident, Danielle Savident, eleven great grandchildren, his brother Tom (Marilyn) Marsden, numerous nieces & nephews & his special friend Martha Friessen.

We would like to thank all the wonderful staff at the Cumberland Lodge for their help and kindness towards our Dad (Poppa). A Celebration of Jack’s Life will be held at Piercy’s Funeral Home on Thursday February 21, 2013 at 1pm, reception to follow.


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