Jack Neelands

Neelands- Peacefully surrounded by family at Riverview Gardens, Chatham on Wednesday December 13, 2017. John “Jack” George Neelands, age 76 years formerly of Corunna and most recently Chatham for the last 8 years. Beloved husband of the late Mary Neelands (2009). Loving father of Jack Neelands Jr. (Karen) of Australia, Barbara DeKort (Wilf) of Parkhill, Jim Neelands of Brampton, Bev Neelands of Corunna, Theresa Rotteau (Shawn) of Wheatley, Jackie Brown of Mississauga, Dennis Hereygers (Hopie) of Chatham, Michelle Francoeur of Petrolia, David Hereygers of Oshawa and Nick Hereygers (Zonja) of Angus. Treasured grandfather of numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jack is also survived by his sister Pat Neelands of Thamesville. Jack was a radio announcer in Chatham & Sarnia in the early 60’s. He was a constable with the Sarnia Police Force for 11 years and then worked plant security at Polysar/Bayer until his retirement in 2001. Friends will be received at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St, Thamesville on Saturday December 16, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. where a funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Deacon Lyle Lalonge officiating. Interment will follow in Mayhew-Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Thamesville. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna. Messages and condolences may be left online @ www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday December 16, 2017 at the John C. Badder Funeral Home in Thamesville

Donations

Alzheimer Society Charity of One's Choice

Funeral Date

11:00 a.m. Saturday at the John C. Badder Funeral Home Thamesville.

9 thoughts on “Jack Neelands”

  1. Debbie & Richard Piché

    Jackie and family, we are sorry for the loss of your father. We will keep you close in our thoughts and prayers in the coming weeks as you are going through your grieving process. He is now re-united with your mother. May they both rest in peace. Big hug, Deb & Rich

  2. Mariann Calvert (Hereygers)

    My deepest sympathies and big hugs to all in his family.
    He had a big heart and shared it with everyone in his life.

    He may rest in peace with
    Aunt Mary and am sure she is smiling with him right now.

  3. Jack & Norma VandenBerg

    So sorry to hear of Jacks passing. He was a special person we all loved.
    We are unable to be there but you all will be in our prayers.

    Love
    Uncle Jack & Aunt Norma and Family

  4. Nick and Sue Reekers

    We are so sorry for your loss and the sorrow you have in your hearts. May you find comfort in the memories of the wonderful times together that you were blessed with. We are praying for your strength and that comfort and peace will come soon.
    With love and sympathy,
    Nick and Sue

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. Jack was a sweet kind man with a beautiful soul. I was privileged to care for him at Riverview Gardens and he will be greatly missed by myself and all the rest of the staff who knew him.

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