Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family’s love on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie. Jack Pickering of Elmvale, in his 71st year, dear husband of Rita (nee Hall). Forever loved by his children, Jeffrey and Laurie (Scott) KleinGebbinck. Proud grandfather of Josh, Isabella, Cole and Riley. Jack will be missed by his brother Bob and sister Joan (Cliff) Langman as well as his nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. Predeceased by sisters Marie (survived by Steve) Ballantyne and Shirley (survived by Norman) Hachey.
A graveside service will be held at the Ebenezer Cemetery (Concession 12, Clearview Township) on Wednesday, October 20 at 1 pm. A celebration of life will follow at Laurie's house.
Donations made directly to Canadian Lung Association, 885 Meadowlands Dr., Suite 502, Ottawa, ON, K2C 3N2, would be appreciated by the family. Online donations may be made at www.lung.ca Please notify firstname.lastname@example.org so that the family can be notified of your generosity.
The Pickering family wishes to acknowledge the compassion, professionalism and kindness of the paramedics, Dr. Cohen, Dr. Follwell, Dr. Parbtani, Dr. Tam and Dr. Russell who cared for Jack either at his home or while he was in hospital.
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