John was born on February 18th, 1953 in Mission, B.C. and passed away on January 16th, 2010 in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital at the age of 56 years.
Jack will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Myra; two daughters, Jens (Damon) and Amy (Nathaniel); four grandchildren, Desiree, Madison, Hailey and Teaghan; five siblings, Colleen (Harold) Haynes, Samuel (Nikki) Hayes, Gordon (Bonnie) Hayes, Patricia (Denis) Demmon and James (Janice) Hayes; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Harry and Cecil; his sister, Nona Coughlen; and his niece, Tiffany Hayes.
Cremation preceded a gathering for family and friends which will be held in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Thursday, January 21st, 2010 at 1:30 P.M. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Jack to the B.C. Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4-1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 9M9.