John "Jack" Harry Simmons

Tuesday, May 12th, 1925 - Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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May 12, 1925 – September 4, 2019
It is with heavy hearts, the family of John “Jack” Harry Simmons wishes to announce his unexpected passing at the Woodstock General Hospital on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Loving partner to Marion (Northgraves) Simmons, caring father to Edna Posca and friend Tony, grandfather to Emma and Nick; great grandfather to Callie. Also survived by his brother Val (Peggy) Simmons. He will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Kathleen (Doyle) Simmons; by his wives Ruth (2004) and Lois (2010) and also his daughter, Heather (2018). In his early years Jack worked as a farmer with his father before becoming a welder on the pipe line. He had a passion for antique airplanes and a pilot’s license to fly them. Friends and family are welcome to attend visitation on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Ostrander’s Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg (519-842-5221) from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The Funeral Service for Jack will be held in Ostrander’s Funeral Home Chapel at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Mark Barrett officiating. Memorial donations to the North Broadway Baptist Church would be appreciated by the Simmons’ family. Personal condolences and memories may be shared at
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 10:30am - 11:30am
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
    Ostrander's Funeral Home
  • Service

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 11:30am
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 11:30am
    Ostrander's Funeral Home, Chapel
    Pastor Mark Barrett
  • Reception

    Carriage Hall
    25 Brock St.W.
    Tillsonburg, Ontario Canada, ON N4G 2A3
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Donations are being accepted for: NORTH BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH.


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Dee Dee

Posted at 01:26pm
We are so sorry for our loss Edie .. We loved him as if he was our own father, Lois loved him dearly and now he will rest peacefully with your mom and Lois .. He will be greatly missed by all ..


Posted at 06:23pm
We are so sorry for the loss of Jack He was such a nice man could not ask for a better man or great landlord. Our deepest Condolences To the Family
Larry and Penny

Diane Hutchinson Posted at 06:20am

Thank you, Penny and Larry. He was a wonderful man.

Carol Brown

Posted at 12:09pm
We moved on to Berry Hill Ave in 1979. Jack was a wonderful neighbour, always ready for a chat, a friendly wave. He is missed.Our sympathies go out to the family. Jim and Carol Brown

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