John George HODGSON

HODGSON

John George (Jack)

May 10, 1929 ~ March 1, 2009

Passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his infant son Dean, sisters Grace,Connie and Joyce.

Jack is survived by his loving wife Norma, sons Edward, Robert (Donate), Craig (Darcy), daughter Darcee, step son Lance, grandchildren Lindsay, Jennie, John, Sabrina, Alexis, Jace, Dell, great grandchildren Ana-Leigh, Rocco and many nieces and nephews. Also survived by his sisters Peggy, Gertrude, Millicent, brothers Tom and David.

Jack was born and raised in Yennadon (Haney) until the age of 11years when he and his family moved to England, returning back to B.C. in 1948. Jack was a veteran of the Korean War. He worked for the Provincial Government at Essondale retiring after 30 years in 1988. Jack was involved with the Pitt Meadows Athletic Association and during that time he coached football and baseball. Jack was also awarded the Pitt Meadows Citizen of the Year in 1980. In later years he took up golf which became his passion. Graveside service to be held at Maple Ridge Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to www.mapleridgefuneral.ca