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JACK BRIAN WATSON

Date of Passing: May 03, 2018

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JACK BRIAN WATSON Jack passed away May 3, 2018 age 68 years. Darin Hoffman, Funeral Director, in care of arrangements. Mosaic Funeral Chapel, 1839 Inkster Blvd., (204) 275-5555 www.mosaicfunerals.ca
Publish Date: May 16, 2018

JACK BRIAN WATSON 1950 - 2018 After a courageous battle, Jack passed away peacefully on May 3, 2018 with family by his side. Jack had an outgoing personality and was a friend and mentor to many. He was active in the community. He was past President of Brooklands and Weston Legion Branch No. 2 and coached numerous teams in many sports. Jack worked at Canada Post in many positions until his retirement. His greatest joy was the time he spent with family and friends. Jack was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Lillian Watson and also his pride and joy, his grandson Mathew Watson. He leaves behind to remember all the good times, his loving wife Bev; daughter Heather; son Kevin (Tina); granddaughters, Kaitlyn and Kamryn; his four-legged friend Max; brothers, Jim (Kris), Tim (Pam) and Rob; sisters, Janice and Valerie; brothers-in-law, Jim (Jane) and George (Ellen); sisters-in-law, Diane (Fred), Pat (Jerry) and second son Brian McDonald and many cherished nieces and nephew. Jack loved seeing the smiles on the faces of his grandchild especially when they were at the happiest place on earth, Disney World. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers at the families' request, donations may be made to: Dreams take Flight www.dreamstakeflight.ca (click on Winnipeg Chapter) Many thanks to the incredible staff at Seven Oaks General Hospital for the love and care they provided Jack, always bringing a smile to his face. Cremation has taken place. The Celebration of Life will be held at Brooklands and Weston Legion Branch No. 2, 1613 Logan Avenue on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. For online condolences or to light a memorial candle please log onto www.mosaicfunerals.ca 1839 Inkster Blvd. 1006 Nairn Ave. 204-275-5555
Publish Date: May 5, 2018

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on May 16, 2018

Condolences & Memories (12 entries)

  • Bev and family, my deepest condolences. Enjoyed working with Jack at CPC. His family was his world! - Posted by: Susan McEwen (Co-worker) on: Jun 15, 2018

  • Great guy always smiling / very good athlete, great family man / wish we had one more game together. - Posted by: RICHARD (SUDSY ) SIDORCHUK (was JACK'S assistsant coach @ LEGION # 2 ) on: May 31, 2018

  • Just heard the sad news of Jack's passing. Jack was a great guy and we all will miss him very much. my condolences to Bev and family. - Posted by: Roger Forsberg (Friend) on: May 29, 2018

  • Bev, So sorry to hear of Jacks passing, I was standing in line at Safeway today and heard people talking about Jack Watson passing. If I had known would have come to pay my respects. I am so sorry for your loss. Cousins were our first friends and we should try to stay connected. Again my apologies and condolences to you and your family. We live so close yet so far away. I remember when you were dating and came to visit with John and Mamie, many happy memories! Take care! - Posted by: Kim Fraser (Cousin) on: May 28, 2018

  • Dear Bev and Family, Sorry to hear of Jack's passing. I'm certain that Mathew was there to take his "gumpy's" hand. Sincerely, Sue McTavish - Posted by: Sue McTavish (Bev's co-worker) on: May 17, 2018

  • Was a teammate of Jack at Daniel Mac. He passed the football for my one and only catch. So sorry Bev.. - Posted by: don fennell (friend) on: May 16, 2018

  • Sending the entire family Condolences during this time. I am sorry I missed the Celebration, but Bev and your whole family please know we are thinking of you all. Cheryl, Frank Santilli and Family - Posted by: Cheryl Santilli (Friend of Bev's) on: May 11, 2018

  • We just heard today of Jack's passing and are sorry we missed his celebration of life. Jack was a wonderful friend and colleague and we were both fortunate to have spent many years enjoying his laughter and jovial nature both at Canada Post and during non-working events. Our deepest condolences to Bev and his family and know we are thinking of you all during this time. Dan & Pat. - Posted by: Pat and Dan Sylvester (Friends and colleaques) on: May 11, 2018

  • Hard to believe 50 years have passed since our days at DMCI. Jack was a great football player and a good friend. Bev, I know how hard it is to lose a husband, father, grandfather and soul mate. There are no words but know I am thinking of you and your family and am sending my sincere love and sympathy. I can't be with you today, but I am sending hugs your way. Take care. - Posted by: Dee Cyr (Wood) (friend) on: May 10, 2018

  • Sorry to hear the passing away of Jack. Jack and I played football together with the Daniel Mack Maroons. Jack was a very good quarterback who threw for many touchdowns with that strong arm of his. - Posted by: Doug black (Friend) on: May 07, 2018

  • Jack, I know that your family was your love and I know how much they loved you. Say Hi to the rest of the family that has passed. Love Sue - Posted by: sue croft (cousin) on: May 05, 2018

  • Condolences to the whole Watson family. Jack was a great man, and top notch Co-Worker. RIP. - Posted by: Randy Gunn (Co-Worker Canada Post) on: May 05, 2018

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