TEAHEN, John Joseph: Our hearts are saddened by the
death of our dad, Jack, on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Our parents rarely did
anything apart so it comes as no surprise that dad followed the love of his
life, our mom, Doris, 27 days after she died. Their love, laughter and devotion
have been an inspiration to all of us. His children Beth and Pat Breen, Erin and
Ted Lawson, and Jane and Leonard Jones as well as his grandchildren Sarah and
Andrew, Michael, Kyle, Kate and Andy, William, Michele and Andrew will miss his
support, unique sense of humour and offers of drives, drinks and afternoons on
the deck. Jack will be missed by his sisters and brother-in-law, Betty Lou Gibb
and Ken (deceased) and Joan and Leo Clement and by his brother-in-law Pat King
and Sylvia. Jack was predeceased by his sister, Doris Reader. Uncle Jack is
fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. His cars, especially convertibles,
were a real hit. Jack received his BA from Assumption College in Windsor. For
over 30 years, Jack proudly worked in sales and marketing for CIP, a job he
thoroughly enjoyed and which took the family to Montreal, Toronto and London.
Many happy hours were spent at cottages in Wasaga and Grand Bend with wonderful
friends. The family wish to thank family, close friends and colleagues, past and
present, who have been so supportive over the years. We are so grateful that dad
was able to attend mom’s funeral and relive so many fond memories with family
and friends. We wish to acknowledge the care and compassion of the entire CCAC
team as well as the staff and volunteers at Lambton Elderly Outreach and St.
Joseph’s Hospice where dad and the family received such loving support over the
past two months. A Funeral Mass will be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary
Church, Grand Bend on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 11 a.m., with burial
to follow at Pinery Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St.
Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia, with thanks from the family. T. Harry Hoffman
& Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, entrusted with arrangements.