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John "Jack" Metcalfe

Born In: Ontario, Canada
Born: September 17th, 1949

Passed in: Kentville, Canada
Passed on: January 8th, 2018

Metcalfe, “Jack” John Wesley – age 68 of Aylesford, NS, passed away suddenly Monday, January 8, 2018 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. He was born on September 17, 1949 in Port Arthur (Thunder Bay), Ontario. He was the son of the late John and Ellen Metcalfe, Salmon Arm, BC. Jack served 31 years in the Canadian Armed Forces with postings in Quebec, Shearwater, Greenwood and Baden Baden, Germany. He also served for 10 years in the Canadian Coast Guard with several trips to the Arctic and most recently he owned and operated Jack’s Taxi. Jack loved spending time with his family and friends and meeting all kinds of new people in the taxi. He had a huge heart and cared deeply for those around him. Jack will be sadly missed by his wife Joanne (Speelman) Metcalfe, daughters Nichole, Aylesford, NS; and Melissa, New Minas, NS. Siblings: Jim (Barb) The Pas, MB; Judy Chouinard, Salmon Arm, BC; Barb (Paul) Griffith, Cold Lake, AB; Hugh (Pauline), Enderby, BC; Terry (Melody), Innisfail, AB; Cheryl (Bruce) Fry, Revelstoke, BC; Bobbi (Don) Novakowski, High River, AB; in-laws Jan and Reinie Speelman, Aylesford, NS; and many nieces and nephews. Jack was predeceased by his parents John and Ellen, sister Elaine, brothers Bill and Denis. Visitation was held 7-9pm, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Middleton Funeral Home. A memorial service was held on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 2pm at Middleton Funeral Home (398 Main St.) with Pastor Patrick Gilbert officiating. Donations in Jack’s memory can be made to a charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Middleton Funeral Home. Online guestbook may be signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com

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