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MACLEOD, Jack Cummings

December 25, 1924 – February 4, 2012

Jack MacLeod beloved husband of Jean MacLeod of Calgary, passed away on February 4, 2012 at the age of 87 years.

Jack is survived by his loving wife Jean, daughters Marilyn (Gabriel) Myra of Summerside, PEI and Debra (Denis) Briere of Calgary, Grandchildren John McGaughey, Daniel and Diana Briere, great granddaughter Zoë Dabom Song McGaughey.

Jack was born in New Glasgow, son of the late John Dan and Mary (Cummings) MacLeod. He was predeceased by his brother Harry, sister Helen Jean Allen, and grandson Andrew Jack McGaughey.

Jack served in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II. He was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, and worked 41 years in estates and trusts, retiring from TD Canada Trust.

He enjoyed tying flies and fly fishing, curling, as well as playing bridge and cribbage.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Jack MacLeod, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. John Allen and Madeleine Beaupre :

    Aunt Jean, Marilyn, and Debra and families;

    Our deepest sympathy for the loss of Uncle Jack. We will miss him very much. I will think of him whenever I tie a fly or drop my line in the water.

    Take care.

    Love

    John and Madeleine

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  2. Jean and Colin MacIvor :

    Aunt Jean, Marilyn and Debra and families

    We wish we could be there with you. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We will miss Uncle Jack alot. Eric and Danielle will remember his skill with the strings and our special visit with you out in Calgary. They talk of you both often.
    I will miss him dearly. He was a very generous and special uncle and a loving brother to Mom. I will think of him often with a smile for sure.

    Take care and know that we are there in spirit.

    Love

    Jeannie, Colin, Eric and Danielle

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  3. Ellen (Macnab) Stewart :

    I worked with Jack at the Canada Permanent Trust Company on Barrington Street in Halifax in 1972/1973. At one time I was his secretary and during the time I was there he was a pleasure to work with. I recall one afternoon after he had a lengthy lunch with his friend Jack Quackenbush, they were shooting elastics and laughing – they taught me how to shoot an elastic further. A fond memory. I have lived in Calgary since 1974 and did not know he was living here. It would have been nice to contact him.

    My sincere condolences to your family.

    Sincerely,
    Ellen Stewart (nee Macnab)

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  4. Hi Sis,
    Thinking of you and your family today, wishing with all my heart that I was there beside you.
    I will miss my brother-in-law.
    Love Dena

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  5. michele chartier :

    Dear Aunt Jean,
    Thinking of you today as you put Uncle Jack to rest. Although there is much distance between our families, fond memories and laughter are what I will be remembering today and always. I can still see uncle Jack teaching the girls a magic trick with string and the look on their faces when the string disappeared! We love you.
    Michele, Morgan and Dana

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