It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of John ‘Jack’ Snow, at the age of 76. Jack passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, after a brief illness, surrounded by his family.
Born in Sydney, Jack was the son of the late Patrick and Mary Alice Snow.
Jack was a lifelong employee of the Railway Dept. of Sydney Steel and cherished the many friendships he made throughout his working career. Jack will be missed by all who knew him.
Jack is survived by his wife, Jane ‘Janie’ MacDonald; children, Archie, Lilly, Susie (Darren), Cara-Leah (Emad) and grandchildren, Brayson, Cail, Kyle, JD, Jaad and Amira. He is also survived by his sisters, Betty Hoban and Ann Marie MacQueen; brother, Douglas, as well as several nieces and nephews. Jack will be missed by his faithful dog, Jake.
Besides his parents, Jack was predeceased by his sister, Veronica MacEachern and brothers, Melvin, Donald, Gregory and William.
A gathering of family and friends for the late John ‘Jack’ Snow will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. A memorial service will be announced in the Cape Breton Post at a later date.
Donations in memory of Jack may be made to charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
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I was so sorry to hear of your brother's death. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
From: Beverly Whitty
From: Judy Hussey
Dear Aunt Jane, Cara-Leah, Archie, Susie, and Lily; So very sorry to hear of such an immeasurable loss of such a kind, patient and lovely soul. Just know that we are here for you, and please do not hesitate to reach out especially, during this difficult time. I am grateful that his suffering is now over.
From: Sandi MacDonald
Rest in peace
Sorry to hear of your dad's passing Cara Leigh. Take care.
Thinking of you, Rosanne Cameron & Family