James Jack

Obituary of James Hay Jack

September 29, 1929 - Calgary, Alberta

August 30, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta


James (Jim) Jack, beloved husband of Joan Alice Jack (nee Allan), of Calgary, AB, passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at the age of 93 years.


Jim was born and raised a Calgarian. He graduated from Western High School and worked as a Division Chief for the Calgary Fire Department for thirty-eight years. He was a member and a volunteer with the Calgary Fire Department as well.


Jim accomplished much through his life and was particularly proud of being a firefighter.


Jim enjoyed many things, he loved carpentry, fishing, speed skating, golf, camping, curling, dancing, he loved fixing things and he also loved to travel.


Besides his loving wife of sixty-seven years, Joan, Jim is survived by his two sons, Wayne (Alison), and Bryan; daughter Sam; and two grandchildren, Adam and Eric. He was predeceased by his parents, James and Elizabeth Jack and his brother Bill Jack.


A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held at the Millrise Seniors Village (14911 5 St SW, Calgary, AB) on Friday, September 29, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Jim family here.


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society, Telephone: (403) 701-2876, https://cfbts.givecloud.co/


In living memory of James Jack, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, Ab t2x 3j3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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