Burger, Jacob “Jake”

April 05, 1946 ~ June 14, 2020

BURGER, Jacob “Jake” – Passed away peacefully after a brief illness at London Health Sciences Centre – Victoria Hospital on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at the age of 74. Loving husband of Karen (White) and special friend of Buddy. Brother-in-law of Bill (Janice) White of Plympton-Wyoming, Bob White of Petrolia, Sharen (Dave) Willson of St. Thomas, Maureen (late Bob) Yaskovic of Mooretown. Also survived and loved by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents. Jake immigrated to Canada in 1968 to build silos for Fred McCormick, later became a licensed mechanic at Ron Clark Motors for over 30 years. Jake was a long-time member of the Petrolia Lions Club and an avid sports fan of Nascar and Hockey.

Funeral Details
Cremation has taken place. Due to Covid-19 a celebration of Jake’s life will be held at a later date when it is safe for everyone to gather.

Donations
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Petrolia Lions Club or charity of your choice.

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  1. Karen we were so saddened to hear of Jakes sudden passing. He and Charlie worked for many years together.
    Our deepest sympathy to you & your family .
    Thinking of you
    Charlie & Judy Duncan

  2. Dear Karen & Family,

    So sorry to hear of Jake’s passing. We will miss seeing him in the neighbourhood & delivering flowers.

    Take care,

    Paula & Kevin Hoskin

  3. Dear Karen,
    Mike and I send our sincere sympathy for your loss. Jake always had time for a quick chat at the Sting games. His commitment to the Petrolia Lions Club was commendable.

  4. So sorry for your loss Karen..Jake will be missed…May you find comfort in the memories you and Jake shared…he always talked about the trips he took you on and he talked proudly of the fun you both had.

  5. DEAR KAREN..SO SHOCKED TO READ ABOUT JAKE.S PASSING..KEEPING YOU IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AT THIS SAD TIME…. ROSS AN ILENE ANNETT

  6. Karen,Bill,Bob,Sharen,Maureen and families…so shocked to hear of Jake’s passing….i still remember the night almost 40 yrs ago when Jake came out to Oil City late at night after a Squires game to look at Bonita’s car in her Dad’s garage as it wouldn’t start and he volunteered to fix it….it was very cold that night but that was the kind of guy he was always willing to help someone in need…take care at this time and i will say a prayer for all of you tonight…..Bernie Baillargeon,Windsor,Ont

  7. Karen and family
    So sorry to hear of Jake’s passing. You and Jake were great neighbours. He’ll be missed by all who knew him.

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