It is with deep sadness that we must announce the passing of our father, grandfather, and great grandfather John Robert "Jack" Wilson, age 93, of Joggins. Jack passed away peacefully at the Elk Court in Brookfield, NS on Tuesday, November 20, 2012.
Born in River Hebert, he was a son of the late Frank and Mae (Brown) Wilson.
His working life was spent in the coal mines in Joggins and River Hebert until an injury forced him to retire.
He is survived by his daughters: Ethel Bayers (Barry) of Musquodobit Harbour, Joan Killen (Gary) of Joggins; son, Jackie (Edith) of Toronto, ON.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife Mable; step-son Donald Hoeg and grandsons Cary and Perry.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, River Hebert, where visitation will take place on Sunday from 2 to 4 pm. The funeral will be celebrated from the Funeral Home on Monday at 11 am. Burial will follow in the Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert.
Those wishing to make a donation in Jack's memory may do so to the Hillside Cemetery or the charity of your choice.