Graduate University of Toronto, 1940. Served Canada with distinction. WW II; paratrooper British 6 Airborne Division; escaped POW; D-Day; Korea; Commanding Officer 2 R.C.R. London.
Born August 27, 1918 in Walkerton, Ontario and died peacefully March 17, 2008 on Salt Spring Island, B.C. Beloved husband of the late Joan Marion Clancy (nee Mollison) (2006). Predeceased by daughter Ann (1999), granddaughter Allison Kelly (1988) and son Sean I (1946).
Jack will be greatly missed by his loving children Michael, James (Debbie), Mark, Julia, Robin, Sean Andrew (Jennifer); grandchildren Jonathan, Kate, Allison, Daniel, Elliot, Jasmine, Nicholas, Emily and Alex. Jack will be remembered by his family and friends for his faith, commitment to public service, kind heart, generous spirit and his bravery and indomitable courage.
Special thanks to Doctor David G. Woodley and to the Mollies. Requiem mass on August 27, 2008 at 11 am at Our Lady of Grace Church, 135 Drake Road, Salt Spring Island. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Lady Minto Hospital Foundation, 135 Crofton Rd., Salt Spring Island, B.C. V8K 1T1.
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