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Jack (John) Barry Neale

April 21, 1947 - September 25, 2014

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Jack (John) Neale passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday September 25, 2014 at the age of 67 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.

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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Tami Prasad
Relation: Daughter

Forever in my thoughts and forever in my heart….I love you daddy.

From: Gordon and Cheryl Olsen
Relation: friends

We were so sorry to hear that Jack had passed away, and are thinking of you all. Please accept our sincere condolences.

Gordon and Cheryl Olsen

From: Tom Neale
Relation: Son

Dad:
I never wanted the day to come when I was forced to say goodbye, you’ve taught me so many things in life that I will remember forever. You have always been my biggest fan and have displayed pride when I shared what was new in my life at home or at work. You were always proud of what I have accomplished as your smile lit up and you chest pumped out. It breaks my heart to let you go, but I know you will always be with me and continue guiding me from afar. I love you dad and always will……remember, never show them, unless they are willing to pay.

Love you Dad

From: Kim Smith
Relation: Niece

Uncle Jack will be greatly missed. He will forever hold a special place in my heart.

Love, Kim & family

From: Jim & Donna Neale
Relation: Brother & sister-in-law

Jack was a special brother, who will be sadly missed but never forgotten and always in our hearts. Save me a seat at the table bud.

love and prayers

From: Kelley Neale
Relation: Daughter in law

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow”
Dear Dad,
You were my favorite “garden thief” and I will fondly remember your impromptu visits to fill your pockets full of apples and nibble the cherry tomatoes off the vine. I am grateful that I was able to share all the seeds I had planted and nurtured with you in my fall harvests …. You were my greatest garden advocate and you loved my pickles the most!!!!!! but I’m not sure you realize the gift that you gave me in return was the “seeds” and concepts you installed in Tom that I will cherish for eternity. Qualities like putting family first, treating women with respect and not being afraid to show love and affection for those you treasure. These superior characteristics have now been passed down to my daughter and son and I will always honour them in your memory. Because like seeds, a character in a man is genuinely captured in the hearts of those that are only touched by experiencing these attributes, and thus you have planted a seed that will be harvested for many tomorrows to come…………..
Love always Kelley

From: Judy Neale
Relation: wife

My darling husband, I miss you so very much. I am trying my hardess to keep things together and it is so hard. I just miss you. I miss your smile, our talks, watching tv together, holding hands, all our meals sitting at the kitchen table just chatting about anything and everything. I miss your touch, our hugs and kisses. I miss our togetherness.
I truly wish you were here with me, healthy and happy. I need you, Babe. I love you with all my heart and soul. I will love you forever.
Love you, Judy

From: Leslie and Shash Prasad
Relation: friend and family

For the past few weeks we have talked about you often, remembering our cruise’s with you and Judy, the many hockey games we attended to watch our grandkids, the Christmases with the card games, and the summer campfires. They are fond memories which will stay in our hearts forever. You will be missed by so many. God’s speed our friend.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
October 4, 2014
Beginning at 1:00pm

Location:
McPherson''s Funeral Chapel
1885 Warren Avenue
Kimberley, BC Canada

1885 Warren Avenue
Kimberley, BC Canada

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