Celebration of Life: ANDERSON, John Wesley “Happy Jack”


Family and Friends are invited to a Celebration of Jack’s life to be held at the Royal Canadian Legion (96 Great Northern Road) on Friday, August 9th, 2019 from 6 pm until 9 pm. Food and refreshments will be provided throughout the evening. The family would love anyone to bring a memory of Jack to be included in a memory book.

ANDERSON, John Wesley “Happy Jack” – Peacefully at the F.J. Davey Home on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 with family by his side.

Loving husband of Jan for 46 years. Beloved father of Sheri Morgan (Chris) and Michael. Adored Doda of Michaela, Jonathan, Tristan, Logan and Rayna. Son of the late Wes and Irene Anderson and Son-in-law of the late George and Mary Elliott. Dear brother and brother-in-law of many.

Jack will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews. Jack taught for the Algoma District School Board for over 30 years in the Physical Education Department. He coached and mentored countless students in many different sports, particularly Football and Wrestling. He was inducted into the Russ Ramsey High School Sports Hall of Fame by the Rotary Club of Sault Ste. Marie in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the secondary school athletics in our community. Jack was an active member and organizer of the Canadian Tire Oldtimers Hockey Team.

Also many thanks to family and friends who supported us during the last few difficult years. Special thank you to George and Joan Elliott and family for all of their support. Special thanks to the F.J. Davey Home Birchlane 1 and the staff for their amazing care and compassion shown to Jack during his time there.

Memorial contributions to the F.J. Davey Home or ARCH would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E. 705-759-2522).