Ross, John “Jack”

June 16, 1925 ~ January 30, 2018

ROSS, John “Jack” Peacefully on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Fairfield Park, Wallaceburg, Jack Ross, 92, passed away following complications of Alzheimers disease.  Survived by his wife Shirley (Dunn) Ross of 60 years; children Brenda (Jim) Maw, Brian (Laura) Ross, Laurie (Kelly) Hagen. Grandchildren Kyle (Julie) Maw and their sons Logan, Emery and Hudson; Devon Maw; Lacey (David) Eramo and their expected son; Kaylene and Kristen Hagen; Talia and Alexander Ross. Survived by sisters and brother; Norma (late Walter) Hoffman; Lila (late Tony) Huybers; and Glenn (Gail) Ross; Sisters-in-law: Eileen (late Floyd) Ross; Dorothy (late George) Ross; Shirley (late Jim) Ross; Carol (late Harry) Ross, as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Angus and Pearl (Joyce) Ross; sister Gladys Ross and brother William (Catherine) Ross.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm from the funeral home. Private family interment to follow at Bradshaw Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Fairfield Park Activation and Restorative Department or charity of choice.


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  1. To the family of Jack,
    Sincere sympathy to you all as you are grieving. Difficult to have someone pass that has been so dear to you. The many stories you will share together will bring you some peace that will be comforting at this sad time.

  2. Our condolences to Shirley, Brenda, Brian, Laurie, and grandchildren. We are so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Brian and the Ross family. We are so sorry to hear this news. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.

  4. Shirley so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Got to know John while working with him at Tecumseh. He was always smiling and a kind, soft spoken man. Our condolences to you and all your family.
    Rest in peace John.

  5. Mrs. Ross, Brenda, Laurie, Brian, Laura and family,

    I was so sorry to hear the news of Mr. Ross’ passing. Sending you my deepest condolences, and remembering times spent together over dinners and family celebrations – many years ago, now – with great fondness. Keeping your family and Mr. Ross in my thoughts and prayers. God bless.

  6. My condolences to all the family! So sorry to hear. You’ll be in my prayers Bless our Family and you Shirley

  7. Dear Shirley, Brian, Laura and the entire Ross family. Our sincere condolences in the loss of your dear husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. May happy memories sustain you at this very sad difficult time. We are thinking of you all.

  8. Dear Shirley and family
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. Our memories of Jack are of a quiet and kind gentleman who loved his family, his village and his garden. May your memories of him be a blessing to all of you as you share with each other and may they bring you peace and comfort.

  9. Brenda, Jim, and family,
    So sorry to read about the passing of your father/father-in-law/grandfather. My thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.

  10. Shirley and Family , so sorry to hear about the passing of Ross. I use to come and pick Ross up with the van while he attended the day program in Petrolia. He was such a sweet guy and sure loved to talk . Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Maureen Bailey from AEC Day Program In Petrolia!!!

  11. Dear Brenda,Jim,Kyle ,Devon,Lacey and your families…our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time…..sincere sympathy…..Ollie And Janet Smith

  12. Our deepest sympathy the Brenda, Jim, Kyle & Julie, Devon on your loss. May the happy memories you have help to ease the grief you are all feeling.

  13. Jack was such a nice quiet man. He always had a smile on his face and welcomed my family with open arms. He was always willing to help us and put up with us when we dropped in and spent the night. It was an honour to be a part of his family. May you all find comfort in your memories. You are all loved.

  14. Brenda Jim Kyle Lacey Devon and your families. My deepest sympathies to all of you. Memories stay forever. You will all gave so many, cherish them. Thinking of you all.