Jack E. DicksonJuly 8, 2017
With much sadness, but with gratitude for a life well lived, we announce the passing of Jack Eugene Dickson on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan in 1927, Jack was the eldest son of the late Eugene F. and Marguerite (Maltais) Dickson. Jack served 25 years in the Canadian Armed Forces, enlisting with the Royal Canadian Engineers in 1944 and retiring from the Royal Canadian Navy in 1971 as a Chief Warrant Officer. After his naval career Jack was employed as an Electrical Instructor at NBCC in Saint John for 17 years, retiring in 1987. Besides his family Jack loved the outdoors and spending time at the cottage.
Jack is survived by his loving and devoted wife Charlotte (Hanusiak) of 61 years; daughter Mary-Lynn Dickson (David Hebert) of Dartmouth, NS; sons Michael (Debbie) of Quispamsis, Donald (Tanya) of Quispamsis, Paul (Robyn) of Baxter’s Corner, Robert (Deborah) of Dartmouth, NS; sister Blanche Karley of Kitchener, ON; sister-in-law Gloria Dickson of Penticton, BC; 9 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Jack was predeceased by his brother Keith Dickson, sister Elizabeth Scougall and brothers-in-law Frank Karley and Keith Scougall.
Arrangements are under the direction of Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424). At the family’s request, there is no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial is taking place at Sts. Joachim and Ann Parish, 135 Simpson Drive on Thursday, July 13th at 11 am. Interment will be held in Grande-Digue, NB at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jack may be made to the East Saint John Food Bank or to a charity of the donor’s choice. The family would like to thank the staff of the Anti-Coagulation Clinic, Dr. Bewick and Nurse Jane Boyd-Aucoin of the Heart Function Clinic, Dr. Bill O’Brien and the staff of 4B South of the Saint John Regional Hospital for their compassionate care.
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