Wigmore, Jack Alexander
Jack Alexander Wigmore passed away peacefully in hospital on Monday, January 30, 2006 at 91 years of age with his loving niece Colleen (Connie) at his side. Jack was born on December 21, 1914 in Port Arthur, the youngest son of George and Catherine Wigmore. He was stationed in Europe for five years during the 2nd World War with the Princess Pats Canadian Infantry. Following the war, Jack was employed by the Federal Government /Grain Commission, and upon retirement worked at Hymers Men's Wear. He was a longtime member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #5, serving on the Legion Colour Party and Port Arthur Lodge AF and AM No. 499. Jack enjoyed his leisure activities of curling and golf. Jack is survived by his niece, best friend and caregiver Colleen Bond; nephews David (Bonny) and Fred Wigmore, all of Thunder Bay; nieces: Patricia Ross of Oakville and Phyllis (Bob) Weegar of North Bay; great nieces: Shelly (Phil) Young, Wendy Kraft, Sandra Roberts and Kelly Wigmore; great nephews: James (Ornella) Bond, Jason (Bonnie) Wigmore, and Gerry (Tammy) Wigmore, and also other family members throughout Canada. He was predeceased by his wife Lillian (Paynter) on April 11, 2005; his parents; sisters: Isabel Bishop and Lillian Glenn; brothers: John (Bill)George, James, and Robert. A Memorial Service conducted by the Royal Canadian Legion will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 4th, 2006, in the Chapel of Harbourview Funeral Centre, 499 North Cumberland Street, officiated by Canon John Jordan. Visitation for family and friends will be held one hour prior to the time of Service. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in JackÇs memory to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #5 Building Fund.