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JOHN (JACK) AMBROSE CARTHY

Born: Jul 05, 1942

Date of Passing: Oct 27, 2021

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JOHN (JACK) AMBROSE CARTHY

With great sadness we announce the passing of Jack Carthy on October 27, 2021.
Jack was born July 5, 1942 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He graduated from the University of Manitoba with an Engineering Degree, and went on to complete his MBA at UBC. He began his career as a salesman for Finning with posts first in Vancouver and Dawson Creek. He helped grow the company and in 1995 Jack relocated to Chile as a senior executive with Finning International. His last post was in the UK before retiring in 2003.
Jack was an avid boater spending all of his spare time with his family and wife Roberta on the Pacific Ocean waters.
Jack was the dearly beloved spouse of Roberta Carthy (nee Weir), father of Jason (Christi) Carthy, Monica (Nicholas) Read, Heather (Bryan) Stephenson and grandfather to Piper, Charlotte, Gabriel Read and Sophia, Brandon, and Nathan Stephenson. He will be greatly missed.

"We get no choice. If we love, we grieve."
- Thomas Lynch

A Funeral Mass will be held November 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
A Celebration of Life will follow at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Shore Hospice.

www.hollyburnfunerals.com

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 06, 2021

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • Dear Roberta and Family, our deepest condolences; we just learned of Jack's passing yesterday and are deeply saddened. We will always remember how kind and welcoming Jack and you were to us when I was transferred to Vancouver and how Jack went out of his way to help me during a difficult work situation. He will always be remembered as a fun and happy cousin as we grew up in Winnipeg. Later to make us proud of his achievements in life. Wishing you peace during this difficult time in your life. With love and respect, Donna + Gerry - Posted by: Donna Kell (Carthy) & Gerry Kell (Cousin) on: Nov 18, 2021

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