Born in Aberdeen, Scotland on June 13, 1922, passed away suddenly on March 13, 2005, with his loving wife, Phillis by his side, following a courageous struggle with Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Jack was predeceased by his parents, George William and Jean Kitchen and is wife, Doris in 1977.
He is survived by his daughters Norma (Bob) Parker, Jacqueline (Brian) McCarthy and Deborah Kitchen and their families.
He will also be missed by his extended family, Donna Lindolm, Ron (Betty Ann) Sweeney, Dayle (Gary) Dean as well as their families.
Jack’s early school years were spent in Vancouver and Barkerville, graduating from Wells High School.
He served as a pilot in the RCAF in WWII and continued his education at UBC, graduating from the School of Pharmacy in 1951.
He spent many years as a pharmacist in Vancouver and North Vancouver.
His last 18 years before retirement was with the Federal Government, Bureau of Dangerous Drugs.
Since his retirement he has enjoyed traveling, golfing, lawn bowling and bridge with many of his close friends.
Jack enjoyed many activities with his family including his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A gathering for family ahd friends was held to celebrate Jack’s life.
If desired, donations in memory of Jack may be made the Central City Mission or the BC Lung Association.
“Forever In Our Hearts”