John Prain (Jack) Fisher

1956 ~2013

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of John Prain (Jack) Fisher while in Nanaimo Hospital on January 16, 2013.

He was predeceased by grandfather Jack Prain, his grandmother Margaret (Mitch) Jacques, grandfather Thomas Robertson, grandmother Martha Robertson, grandfather Marshal Fisher, grandmother Olive Fisher. He is survived by his wife Lisa, daughters Terri-Anne Sebastian (Joe) and Lauren. Grandchildren Kay-Leigh, Mathew and Jordon. Siblings Shelley Jang (Norman) Marshall Fisher (Jean) Alison Fisher, Debbie (Ian) Karen, Don (Melanie) Jeanine (Gordon) Hogan. He is also survived by his parents Wayne and Anne Fisher and Walter & Jean Robertson. Mother-in-law Marylou Stevens, brother-in-law Ron (Barb) Stevens and John Mikelson. He will, also be missed by other relatives here on the island as in other parts of the world.

On leaving school in 1973 Jack joined the Canadian Armed Forces and was trained as an Air Traffic Controller. In 1979 he moved to Stewart B.C. where he worked in the mines and drove logging trucks. In 1995 he and Lisa moved back to Vancouver Island where he was employed by Newalta Corporation in Nanaimo as a driver for many years. He was recently promoted to Operational Safety Officer/Trainer.

As a child his aim was to be a Truck Driver. He made it Big Time. Jack had a great sense of humour, he enjoyed outdoor activities with his family but was happiest when at home with a good book.

The service will be held Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 1:00 PM at Sands Funeral Home, Newcastle Avenue, Nanaimo B.C. To be interred at later date in Courtenay Civic Cemetery.

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