Jack (John) Neale passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday September 25, 2014 at the age of 67 years after a courageous battle with cancer.
Jack was born April 21, 1947 in Brantford Ontario. He married the love of his life and soul mate Judy on December 30, 1967 where they shared the next 46 years together. He was a devoted husband, father and an inspiration to his grandchildren. Family meant everything to him and he felt blessed that he had a close bond to each and every one of them.
Jack worked at Fabro’s sawmill before being employed by Cominco for 30 years. He enjoyed sports, camping and travelling. His favorite pastimes were playing poker and crib with his family and friends.
Jack is survived by his loving wife Judy, his daughter Tami Prasad and his son Tom (Kelley) Neale, grandchildren; Josh (Devan), Jessica, Dillon, Brianna, Megan, Donavan and Savanna, Brothers; Jim (Donna), Bob (Marg), Gary (Sheri). Sisters; Mary (George), Dawn (Mike); Brothers/Sisters In-laws; Jean, Fred (Deb), Terry (Sheryl), Mary Ann (Leo). As well as many family and friends. Jack was predeceased by his parents Jim and Peggy Neale and his beloved son Troy.
A Memorial Service will be held at McPherson Funeral Chapel in Kimberley on Saturday October 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm. Following the service, the celebration of Jack’s Life will continue at the Elks Hall in Kimberley. Condolences may be left for the family at www.markmemorial.com.