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McGregor, William John (Jack)
July 6, 1932 - July 17, 2018
Service:  At dad’s request there will be no service but the family will be holding an informal celebration of life in his honor at a later date.
Notice:  Jack’s children would like to extend sincere thanks to the residents of Columbus Place for the kindness and caring that you have shown our Dad over the past six years. He talked of you often and we consider you our extended family. Also, we would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Witten and the nursing staff of the Rocky Mountain House Care Centre who not only cared for our dad but showed him such kindness and humor. We are grateful for the love and support from your beautiful town.

Obituary

It is with heavy hearts that the family of William John (Jack) McGregor announce the passing of their father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 86 years of age.
Jack was born in Retlaw, AB to Patrick and Mary Emma McGregor on July 6, 1932. He was raised near Chilliwack, BC and then moved to Kamloops where he met and married Victoria Terlesky. They lived in several communities in BC before settling in Armstrong in 1974. They moved to Prince George in 1985. Jack moved to Rocky Mountain House in 2012 to be closer to his son Gary and wife Heather.
Jack was a man of many talents. Over the years, he worked in construction, drove tanker and moving vans, worked in sawmills, and repaired dry kilns. He could be found helping his children with home repair projects. He enjoyed checking out flea markets and finding deals.
Jack is predeceased by his wife Vickie, an infant daughter, Patricia, and by his daughter-in-law, Heather McGregor.
He is survived by his four children: Sheila Nystoruk (Brian), Pat McGregor (Nancy), Brenda Fowler (Gene), and Gary McGregor; 11 grandchildren: Tyler, Ryan, Travis, Megan, Michael, Kerriann, Darren, Jenna, Kerry, Kristin, and Shannon; and 3 great-grandchildren: Lilliah, Jace, and Kaleigh; as well as many nieces and nephews.
At dad’s request there will be no service but the family with be holding an informal celebration of life in his honor.
Jack’s children would like to extend sincere thanks to the residents of Columbus Place for the kindness and caring that you have shown our Dad over the past six years. He talked of you often and we consider you our extended family.
Also, we would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Witten and the nursing staff of the Rocky Mountain House Care Centre who not only cared for our dad but showed him such kindness and humour. We are grateful for the love and support from your beautiful town.

Condolences

The Guldbransens and Ostlunds:
So very sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you all. With sympathy to all of the family.
Janet Anderson (Ortman):
Deepest Sympathies to you and your family Sheila . . . . . hope your memories help to ease some of the pain.
Diane Lomax:
I will miss your calls that you used to make several times a year,I remember when I was 12 and stayed with you Vicki and Sheila and you let me stay up and watch this scary movie I got upset and Vicki made you get up and sit with me, must admit there where no more late movies for me while I stayed at your house, My deepest condolances to rhe family.Rest in Peace Uncle Jack
Carol and Larry:
Send warmth and hugs Sheila. Sorry for the pain your family must be feeling
Shirley Dennuse (Stier):
So sorry to hear about your loss. Condolences to the family :(
Rhoda &John Mott:
So sorry for your loss. Our sincere condolences.
Annette & Bryan Bordeleau:
Thinking of you all for what you've had to endure this year. Our thoughts & prayers for strength & comfort as you go through this time. Family support is precious.
Marge Shewchuk :
My deepest sympathy to your family. Bless you all !
Arni and Elvine Skoretz:
May the good memories of your dad may never fade.
Ron Terlesky:
Sad to hear of uncle Jack's passing. Condolences to the family.
Bev Nystoruk-Wiens:
Rest in peace Uncle Jack. Love and hugs to my wonderful cousins during this crazy time.
Love you all
Bev
Sharon Draper:
So sorry to hear about uncle Jack, he will be miss by family and friends. Our deepest sympathy to all the families.
:
Our condolences to the family. Ken & Linda Terlesky

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