We Remember


March 22, 1943 — March 24, 2023

Lovingly surrounded by his family, Jack passed away on Friday, March 24, 2023, at the age of 80.

Jack will forever be missed by his loving family: his wife of 58 years, Gloria; his son, Greg (Bonnie); his daughters, Darcy (Dave), Shannon, Leanne (Sean), and Honorary; son, Andy (Tina); son-in-law, Barry; grandchildren, Leslie (Aaron), Davy (Corbin), Josh (Cassidy), Bren (Jake), Peyton, Jenny (Jake), and Steven; great-grandchildren, Jayden, Indigo, Noah, Charlotte, Wyatt, and Everly; nieces, nephews, and close family & friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Kabal Singh & Rai Kaur Johal; brothers, Gulbant and Bikar; and sister, Bantakaur Gill.

Jack was born at Kelowna General Hospital, was raised (and resided) in the Rutland and Ellison areas for his entire life.  His main passion in life was the farm, his trucking business, and providing for his family. He will be remembered for his generosity, kind nature, and his smile.

Our family would like to express our gratitude to Dr. Thomson; the KGH Emergency Dept.; the entire staff of KGH 4B; and Sunpointe Village for the amazing care that he was provided.  We are also grateful to all the caregivers and support staff for always bringing a smile to his face.

A Memorial Service will be held on SUNDAY, APRIL 2, 2023, at 1:00 PM (PDT), at SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME, (2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC), with a reception to follow the service. If you are unable to attend in person, please join online by Livestream at the time of the service (see below), a recording will be made available to view shortly thereafter.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 2, 2023, at 1:00 PM (PDT)


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