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Ross, John George (Jack) – Jan. 16, 1940 – Sept. 5, 2017

In memory of Jack Ross 77, who leaves behind his loving family-wife Kate, and two children Cory and Jama (husband Terry), brothers Bill (Maxine) and Alan - predeceased (Gail), brother-in-law Tim (Kate), as well as friends Reid and Linda Davis. Jack was a gifted thinker and received his undergraduate degree at Mount Allison University followed by a PhD in Theoretical Physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he also worked under contract from NASA on the “man on the moon” mission. Jack worked for over 30 years as an applied math and physics professor at Cambrian College. He was a lifetime sports enthusiast and loved following football, baseball, golf, and hockey. In his free time, Jack loved golfing with friends Ted Davey, Reid Davis, Ross Anderson, and many others. He was also a “Senior-Master” bridge player who enjoyed competing in tournaments with Ruth Browning and others. Jack loved to play the piano and listen to blues music. He also loved his annual vacations to Panama City Florida where he lived out some of his favourite pastimes-golf, seafood, ribs, and beer. The family would like to send out a heartfelt thanks to the 5th floor South Tower team at Health Sciences North.

5 Condolences

  1. Dan and myself were very sad to hear of Jack’s (really Mr. Ross to me) passing. Thinking of you all during this difficult time…

    Posted by:Lynn Kabaroff
    September 26, 2017
  2. Dear Kate
    I wanted to express my condolences to you and your family. I never knew Jack, but I know what it is like to lose your husband, and for the children, their father. Don’t try to ‘drive through’ the grieving process. It could take months or years. Eventually you will reach a place where the loss and sadness recede and you can concentrate on remembering good moments. Acceptance of Jack’s passing will take time, but eventually you will be able to sit back and smile at the good memories. I now only have fond memories of my husband now. I wish you peace. Karen Annis

    Posted by:Karen Annis
    September 19, 2017
  3. We were deeply saddened to learn of Jack’s passing. Our thoughts are with the Ross family during this difficult time.

    Posted by:Gary and Janie Therrien
    September 18, 2017
  4. I am saddened to hear of Jack’s passing. I worked with Jack at Cambrian College in the “good” years. He was a very intelligent and interesting man. And he was a great “liar’s dice” player (Jack would understand!).

    I wish to express my sincere condolences to Jack’s family.
    John Hood

    Posted by:John Hood
    September 9, 2017
  5. I wish to extend my condolences to you Kate and your family.
    I had many rounds of golf with Jack at the Lively Golf Club. I can still see Jack walking up the fairways with his golf bag over his shoulder. Sometimes when there was only the two of us we would play best ball to see what score we could get. We probably broke a few rules of golf along the way by kicking the ball out from under a tree. We would talk about the Blue Jays and his favourite football team the Denver Broncos. I really enjoyed his sense of humor he always could say something to make me laugh. I really missed him when he could no longer play with us. He was a great golfing friend. Miss you Jack.

    Your Golfing Buddy , Ross Anderson

    Posted by:Ross Anderson
    September 9, 2017

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