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John Kitchener Barber
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1917
Moose Jaw
Moose Jaw Census Division
Saskatchewan, Canada
Death: Jun. 21, 2001

John Kitchener Barber (Jack) passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2001, after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease at the age of 84 years. He was born on February 11, 1917 south of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Jack was predeceased by his mother and father (Mary and Harry Barber), two brothers, Leslie (Les) and Robert (Bob) and one sister, Margaret (Mag). He leaves to mourn his loss, Evelyn, his wife of 61 years, son Richard and daughter-in-law, Judith of Calgary, daughter, Nicole of Courtenay and only granddaughter, Cassandra Antoine of Courtenay. Also left to mourn Jack are brothers, Hector (Ruby) of Moose Jaw, Malcolm (Greta) of Saskatoon, Gordon (Monica) of Vernon, sister, Isabella Johnson of Moose Jaw; three sisters-in-law, Anna Smith, Gertie Barber and Agnes Barber all of Moose Jaw; two brothers-in-law, James Hamill and John Symenuk also of Moose Jaw, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jack served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. After the war he farmed south of Moose Jaw for thirty years. He also worked for the Moose Jaw Stockyard as a night foreman for ten years and then as a Brand Inspector for fifteen years. Jack was a natural athlete and played sports all his life. He played ball and golfed up until his 77th year. He was renowned for his sprinting during his younger years and loved to play hockey, bowling, fishing and horse shoes. Jack was an exceptionally kind man who loved children and animals and was always willing to help anyone in need. He was a member of the Baptist Church for many years and served as an elder. He retired from the farm in 1975 and lived in Moose Jaw until 1987 when he moved to Courtenay where he resided until his passing - The world has lost a good man. Funeral Services will be held at the W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Chapel, 106 Athabasca St. E., Moose Jaw on Saturday, June 23, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. Reverend Frank Mitchell will officiate. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery. Donations to Glacierview Lodge in Jack's memory would be greatly appreciated. In living memory of Jack, a tree will be planted in Wakamow Valley by W. J. Jones & Son Funeral Home. 
Sunset Cemetery
Moose Jaw
Moose Jaw Census Division
Saskatchewan, Canada
Plot: Barber
GPS (lat/lon): 50.35949, -105.55865
Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Record added: Jun 23, 2010
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John Kitchener Barber
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