ROBERT JOHN (JACK) GILLIS

ROBERT JOHN (JACK) GILLIS

Passed away peacefully on Saturday May 12, 2007 at 89 years of

age. He was born in Lockwood,

Saskatchewan on the 20th. November 1917. He joined the RCAF &

served in WWII overseas & spent

more than twenty-five years as an

officer in the Air Force. He retired

from the Air Force in 1964 to British

Columbia & lived with his wife Enid

in White Rock, Victoria, Grand Forks

& Qualicum Beach. Jack & Enid

spent their final years together enjoying their new home & gardening

in Qualicum Beach, Van. Island.

Jack was predeceased by the love

of his life Enid Mary nee Sunderland

on September 18th 1995 & his elder

sister Verna in 1990. He is mourned

by his younger sister Una New

(John); & Jack & Enid’s six children;

Jim (Gloria), Mike (Micheline) Lesley

Matthews (Ed), Bonnie, Rod, Bill

(Thea), 10 grandchildren & 5 great

grandchildren with two more on the

way.

Jack spent his last 2 years happily at Peace Portal Lodge in White Rock. The Family wishes to thank the staff & the residents for making his last years so pleasurable. Cremation by Fraser Heights Funeral Home, Surrey; due to relatives living in far-off places, there will be a celebration of his life held at White Rock in September 2007 (to be announced). In lieu of flowers, donations to the BC Cancer Society or the charity of your choice would be sincerely appreciated by the family.


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