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Jack was born in Brantford, Ontario June 12, 1936 and died April 19, 2017.

He leaves to mourn, his wife of twenty-six years, Kimberley; his daughters, Julie (Wayne) and Jodie (Brian); three grandchildren, Cole, Torri and Sterling; sisters, Patricia and Maureen (Jerri); brother, Michael (Cathy) and step-son, Michael as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

After a visit to the West Coast in 1979, Jack fell in love with the area and in 1982, moved to West Vancouver and settled into a life working in the floor covering industry. In 1989 he met his one true love and married Kim in 1990. He was an avid sports fan and as a young man played football, baseball and enjoyed golf and basketball. Jack played international slo-pitch and represented Canada in the Huntsman Senior Games winning Bronze and Silver. Jack joined the Ambleside-Tiddlycove Lions Club and was an active member until he joined the Steveston Lion’s after he and Kim moved to Richmond. In 2002, he joined Steveston Rotary and has given many hours of his commitment and time and to Rotary.

Jack developed Alzheimer’s about 10 years ago but his love for his wife never diminished. He was grateful for all of his friends and family and his home and life in Steveston. Jack was remarkably compassionate, had a great sense of humor and was generous to a fault. The sparkle in his blue eyes will definitely leave the planet a little less bright. If a person’s wealth is measured by his friends, Jack was a very rich man!

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of BC can be made by clicking here or Rotary Hospice by clicking here and are greatly appreciated.

A Celebration of Jack’s life will held be at Unity Church of Vancouver, 5840 Oak Street, Vancouver at 2:00 pm on May 3, 2017.

Condolence Messages

  1. Lisa Hartley

    26 April 2017 2 years ago

    Sorry to hear of your husband’s passing Kim.
    Sounds like a wonderful man.
    Hugs and blessings to you in this difficult time.
    Lisa

  2. Jacqueline Scott (North Vancouver) and Michael Howe (Oregon)

    25 April 2017 2 years ago

    Our thoughts are with you, Kim & the Family back East to have lost such a special Husband, Father, Uncle & Brother in your lives. Jack will be missed by many. He will be remembered for his kind, gentleman qualities & great sense of humour. “The Silver Fox’ will be your Special Angel watching over all of you. As his Step-Son (Michael), I will be forever grateful for his mentorship & for being in my life for so many years. Blessings! Jacqueline & Ron and Jack’s Step-Son Michael ~~~~~~~~~ R.I.P Jack

  3. Rhonda Williams(Poirier) and Family

    24 April 2017 2 years ago

    So sorry for your loss Kim and Family…
    Rip Uncle Dack, that’s what Darryl always called you.. Hugs

  4. Kim Lazarus

    24 April 2017 2 years ago

    My thoughts are with the entire Evans Family. Julie and Jodie and Kim, I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Jack was a GREAT man and my Favourite Uncle. I have many fond memories of him and I will never forget his wonderful loving smile. He will be greatly missed by all.
    Love Kimmie xoxoxo

  5. Ceri Peacey

    22 April 2017 2 years ago

    Deepest condolences to you Kim. Wishing you every comfort in the loss of your beloved. Big hugs.

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