Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday November 5th. 2013 at the Brockville General Hospital Garden Street Site. Jacobus (Jack) Graves of Brockville age 78 years. Beloved husband of Jacoba (Jackie Van Groningen) Graves. Loving father of Nancy Christine Clow husband Andy Mallorytown, James George Graves wife Johanna Faigelman of Toronto and Geoffrey John Graves wife Naomi McNeill of Thunder Bay. Devoted Grampie of Sam and Josh Clow and Cohen and Fergus Graves. Brother of Joan Boekestyn (Pieter) of Thorold, George Graves (Jolanta) of Addison, Wayne Graves (Sherry) of R.R.#4 North Augusta, Herman Graves (Gertrude), John Graves (Ann) all of St. Catharines, William Graves (Vera) of Kitchener, Marvin Graves (Terry) of Brockville, Elisabeth Pankhurst of Prescott, Ida Purcell of R.R. #4 North Augusta, Ina O’Hara (Jim) of Smiths Falls and Gordon Graves (Verna) of Prescott. Also survived by a brother-in-law Casey Prins of Edmonton as well as Several nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by his parents George Joris and Johanna Van Mensch Graves and a sister Ank Prins.
Family and friends may call at the Barclay Funeral Home 137 Pearl Street East, Brockville on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday November 8, 2013 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of Flowers in memoriams to the Alzheimer Society or the Brockville District Hospital Foundation Palliative Care would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of Condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com