Passed away suddenly Jack Hill at the age of 70 years, predeceased by his parents Bon and Vina Hill and infant sister Margaret. Leaving to mourn his devoted and cherished wife Fran (nee Rodgers), much loved daughters Carla (Sheldon Hann) and Jackie (Joey Everard), stepsons Troy and Adam, adored grandchildren Alex, Mark, Jacob, Peyton, Matthew and Cole. Also leaving to mourn sister Martha (Rod Mullett), brothers Aubrey (Ruby), Edgar (Bernice) and Carl, Jack will also be missed by a large circle of family and friends. A devoted husband, loving father, and best Poppy, Jack will be missed by everyone he knew, and everyone whose lives he touched. Jack started his hockey career at the age of 15 with PWC and “scrapped” his way through the Guards and eventually to the St. John’s Caps. Jack loved sports and anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him would appreciate the fact that in his final hours he watched his Leafs win in a shut out. The family wishes to thank the Cardiac Care Team at the Health Sciences Centre for their excellent care and compassion. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday, November 26 from 7-9pm, and Tuesday November 27 from 2-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, November 28 at 1pm. Flowers gratefully accepted, or as per Jack’s wishes, donations may be directed to his wife Fran.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Carnell’s Funeral Home
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To Aubrey & Family,
We are sorry to learn of your brother’s passing. Feel comforted in knowing that there are those who care.
May the memories of your brother carry you through this difficult time.
Bill & Glenda Butt
To Jack’s Family:
Please accept my condolences. Haven’t seen Jack since our days playing street hockey in Prowse Ave. Our lives took different directions. So long to you Jack all the best to your family
Our sincere condolences to the Hill family at your time of loss. Jack was a good hockey player, a great teammate as well as a good friend.
Rest In Peace,
Eg & Lknda Billard
Sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. May he rest in peace.
Thinking of the Hill family, take comfort in the fact that he was such a nice and well liked man, enjoyed many a dart game and hockey game at his house when we lived in St.John’s, was a pleasure to spend time with him and he will be missed by so many.
Aubrey, Martha, Edgar, Karl and Jack’s Family. So sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. I’m out of the Province and not able to visit and pay my respects. We grew up together in Wesleyville and used to see Jack when he was Northwest Taxi.
Always pleasant and had a smile. Please accept my sincere sympathy.
Yvonne (Winsor) Myers and Pat Myers
Aubrey, Martha, Edgar, Carl & Jack’s family.
Sincere sympathy to all. Pauline Winsor Murrin
Jackie,Carla and families, we are so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Lean on each other during this difficult time and gain strength from your memories. Hugs????Karen & Rex
We r so sorry to here about jack may he RIP and may
he’s family take care
Jack was good friend ;we play hockey toghter
Saddened to hear of Jack’s passing. He was a tremendous team mate with the Cap’s and a feared but respected opponent with the Guards.
Many fond memories. Rest in peace my friend.
So sorry to hear of Jack’s passing, my heart is grieving for my children and grandchildren, but i also mourn for his family and Fran. He was a awesome dad to carla and Jackie and a beloved poppy to his grandchildren. Martha, Aubrey, Edgar , carl and Fran you are all in my thoughts and prayers, I pray that you will feel the uplifting hand of God as you face the difficult days ahead.
TO THE FAMILY
IT WAS A PLEASURE TO BE A TEMMATE OF JACKS AS HE SCRAPPED HIS WAY THROUGH THE GUARDS. HE GAVE HIS BEST EVERY SHIFT AND I AM CERTAIN HE APPLIED THE SAME EFFORT TO HIS FAMILY LIFE.. iIWILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIS BRILLIANT SMILE NO MATTER WHAT THE SCORE.
IF THERE IS A GAME IN HEAVEN HE WILL UNDOUBTEDLY BE FIRST ON THE ICE.
REST IN PEACE
To The Hill Family,
Very sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. Condolences to the family.
Family of Jack
We were teammates with the Caps many years ago and I am sure I speak for those who played with him over the years that he was an excellent member of all the teams on which he played.
He always came to play and gave a good effort every night.
It seems he had a happy life – bit too short but that’s not an easy one to call .
His family are in the thoughts of his many friends at this time .
May he rest peacefully.
sorry to hear about Jack
sorry for your loss rip
The Hill families,
So sorry to hear of Jack’s passing.We were next door neighbour’s growing up,until Jack and the family moved to St John’s.
Thinking of you all at this sad time.May your memories bring you comfort and peace.
Bruce and Ollie
Edgar, Carl & Hill families;
Sorry to learn of Jack’s passing. God bless.
Sincere sympathy to all the family, at this sad time
So glad we got to spend time with you In July
Our trip to Woody Island was so much fun and Jack was in his glory
Thinking of you will,we may not be there in person but we are there in heart,,hugs and love to you all
Fran ….we are both shocked and saddened to hear of Jack’s passing. I’ve been following your walks and pictures for some time now and found it rather inspiring, I will miss it. May you find comfort in memories like that. My heart hurts for you. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Sending you much love and many blessings. Big hugs,
Frances and Family, We were shocked to hear of Jack’s passing. Thinking of you during this sad time. With heartfelt Sympathy we wish you God’s peace. In sympathy and friendship our hearts and prayers are with you at this time.
Emma & LLoyd
Jackie, Carla and families. I am so sorry to hear of your dads passing. I hope you can take strength from each other and your memories during the difficult times ahead.
Martha, so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. Cherish your memories as they will help you get through this difficult time. Deepest condolences to you and your family.
To Jackie,Joey & family
Sorry for your loss ????