Obituary of Jack Petrie
Peacefully passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 with family members by his side at the age of 92 years. Loving father of Lynn, Paul (Jeanne), Jim (Vicky), Ray and Darline (Mark). Beloved Grandpa, Gramps and Papa to Shawna (Dave), Scott, Danny, Tommy, Amanda, Tamara (Nick), Jennifer (Neil), Bryce and Brett and 6 great grandchildren, Jack, Sammy, Cole, Audrey, Jake and Rhys, as well as his best buddy Ronnie.
Jack spent 32 years working at Seagram’s. He was a member of the K-W Naval Association, whom he considered his second family and where he made many lasting friendships. Jack was a member of St. Louis RC Church, Waterloo, for over 65 years, a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Royal Canadian Legion. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed playing horseshoes. For those who knew him, Jack loved to laugh and was always ready with a joke or riddle for all to enjoy.
Jack’s family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Pinehaven Nursing Home for their exceptional care, kindness, friendship and compassion.
Friends are invited to share their memories of Jack with his family during visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street S., Waterloo, on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 10-10:45am. Funeral Service will follow in the chapel of the funeral home at 11am. Interment will be held at Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. If should you choose, donations to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated and may be arranged through the funeral home www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.