WindsorStarFrame copyLawson, Jack

It is with deep sadness that I announce the passing of my loving husband of 60 years, Jack, after a short battle with cancer. Left with empty hearts are his wife Jean, son Mark (Karen) and granddaughter Terri Ann. Jack is predeceased by his daughter Donna (1995) and 3 sisters and 1 brother of St. Thomas. Jack was born in St. Thomas on Feb. 3, 1932. The son of William and Hazel Lawson. Jack started his career in St. Thomas at the Beer Store and stayed employed with them for 38 years, finishing his career in Essex. Jack will miss his visits to the legion where he enjoyed playing pool with his friends and also his daily visits to Tim Horton’s for coffee with more friends. Jack was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 201, Essex and was heavily involved with many activities with them. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Thursday 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Jack’s life will be held from the funeral home on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11 am. Rev. Kim Gilliland officiating. Royal Canadian Legion Service Thursday 7 pm. Interment Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville. Memorial donations made to the charity of choice would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at

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