GALPIN, W.J. “Jack”. April 1, 1922 – Dec. 21, 2013. Jack passed away at Peace Arch Hospital with his beloved wife by his side. He is predeceased by his son Ken in 1988 and by his daughter Jan in 1998 and his 4 siblings. He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 63 years Ella; sisters-in-law Dorothy (Martin) and her family, Jean Galpin and her family, daughter in law Samantha; nieces, nephews and many relatives. Born the youngest of 5 in Strathmore, Alberta to Jim and May who came to Canada in 1910 from Somerset, England; Jack served overseas with the RCAF, married Ella (Mills) in 1950 moved to Northern Alberta to start his own business. Relocated to S. Surrey in 1972 where he and Ella pursued interest in antiques and collectibles up to 2005.
Thank you to the hospital and Royale Peninsula and Staff. A Celebration of Jack’s Life will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Ave, Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation.
Condolences may be offered at
Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522