Peacefully at his residence on Saturday May 11, 2019 at the age of 81. Beloved husband of Marina (née Kershaw) and loving father to Mark, Allison (David Merrow) and Lori Melanson. Proud grandfather of Zachary, Ryan and Matthew. Survived by his brother Michel (Late Denise), and predeceased by his brothers; Guy (late Colette) and Jean (Reina). Will be dearly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Sadly missed by his faithful dog Maggie.
Friends are invited to gather at the Hall of Colours of the Beechwood National Memorial Centre, 280 Beechwood Ave. Ottawa, On Thursday May 30th after 1 p.m. Interment will be held at the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces at 2 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Jacques’s life and reception.
In Memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Hospice Care Ottawa – Ruddy Shenkman Hospice would be greatly appreciated.