Jack FARRELL

Farrell, Jack Apr. 3, 1937 – Dec. 31, 2015

Jack passed away with family by his side in West Coast General Hospital after a lengthy illness on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at the age of 78.

Predeceased by his parents and sister; Jack is survived by his loving wife Dora; children: Doug (Donna), Laurie, Laina (Robin); grandchildren: Jason (Melissa), Holly (Dave), Jordan, Steven (Cheryl), Derek (Amy), Kristi and Blaine; great-grandchildren: Makenna, Carson and Kapri as well as extended family.

Jack retired in 1997 after 38 years as a faller for M&B. He mainly worked out of Franklin and Cameron Division with some time spent at Sarita. In his earlier years he enjoyed camping, saltwater fishing and making burl tables and clocks. After retirement he could often be found working in his garden but his main enjoyment was his grandchildren who were the center of his life.

A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Port Alberni Lawn Bowling Club, 4255 Wallace St.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s memory to Meals on Wheels, PO Box 323, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 7M8.

A special thank you goes out to Tracy and Dr. Wendy Johnsen.