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FURBANK, John Barry (Jack)

January 1, 1970 — January 1, 1970

Jack was born on February 12, 1939 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.  Jesus called Jack on May 15, 2015, at the age of 76. He his predeceased by his parents, Clifford and Frances Furbank.

 Jack is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Donna, his sons Kevin and Glen (Theresa) and his two granddaughters, Kyley (Chris) and Jessica, new joy of his life his great grandson, Casey Glen, his sister Eileen, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. 

 Jack was full of life and had a great sense of humor.  His family meant the world to him.  He also enjoyed painting, and writing poetry.  He spent his life working in the medical field; Veterans Hospital, St. Joseph’s and Oak Bay Manor in Victoria; Dellview in Vernon and the last 20 years of his working life at Cottonwoods.  He also had gift stores in Victoria, Regal Classics in Bastion Square and Victoria Gift House on Government Street. 

 The funeral service will be held at The Church of the Nazarene, 1305 Highway 33 on Kelowna on May 30, 2015 at 1:30 pm with Pastor Wayne Siewert officiating.  Reception to follow in the church hall.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.    For those wishing to send a condolence, photos or share memories, may do so by scrolling down this page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

May 30, 2015 at 1:30 pm

Church of the Nazarene

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The service for FURBANK, John Barry (Jack) is scheduled for May 30, 2015 at 1:30 pm . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Church of the Nazarene

1305 Highway 33 Kelowna, BC


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  • Susan Somerville says:

    Donna and family, we are truly saddened to hear of Jack’s passing.Sending hugs and wishing you comfort and peace. Please let us know if you need anything…..Sue, Jerry and Jericho.

  • Bryan & Jeanne Crandall says:

    Dear Donna and Family,
    We are sorry we are unable to attend Jack’s service but we will remember his sweet attitude and sense of humour.
    Jack’s love for Jesus Christ and his faith touched our hearts. We look forward to the never-ending day when we meet again !Jeanne & Bryan

  • Bev Dicks says:

    Donna, our thoughts are with you at this time. Hugs……Bev & Bill

  • Lorie Downey says:

    Dear Donna and Family.
    Sad to hear about your loss of Jack. He was a fun guy to work with and enjoyed talking to him on our trip to work some years ago. May you find comfort in your memories of this fine man. Lorie Downey

  • Jo showalter says:

    Donna and family, so sorry to hear of your loss, I enjoyed working with Jack. He was so loyal to his work. God bless Jo Showalter

  • Laureen Johnston says:

    Donna, I was so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing.I have wonderful memories of working with him. He was a very kind man.

  • Eileen says:

    As a child he went everywhere with me and always called me ‘my Eileen’ he will always be remembered to me as my lovely little brother. God bless I love you, now with mum and dad. Sweet dreams Johnny xxxx

  • Kathy Bigg says:

    Donna, I am sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. Your mates were telling me he was unwell when I went to our reunion. I will be out of town next weekend , but my heart will be with you.

  • Shannon says:

    Auntie Donna, Kevin,Glen and family
    I have only just now heard of Uncle Johnny’s passing. I’m so sorry for your loss and thinking of you all. He was one of a kind, may your memories last forever! Rest in paradise Uncle x

  • Marv, Verna, Michael, and Victoria Bonneau says:

    Donna,Glenn,Kevin and Family.
    It was heartbreaking to hear of the passing of Johnny. We will always remember the cheeky sense of humour, amazing artistic talents, and loving caring friend that he was.
    May God bless you all. We will see you early July.
    We will meet again my beloved friend.

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