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Jarvis, Jeffrey Stewart (Died)
appeared in Oakville Beaver, 9 Dec 2010, p. 31
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Jeffrey Stewart JARVIS January 11th, 1925 - December 1st, 2010. Jef f passed away peacefu l ly a t the Nor thr idge Long Term Care Fac i l i t y in Oakville. Jeff led a full and vibrant life; always with a kind word, a caring heart and a helping hand - a friend to all. Jeff was born a triplet, with brothers Gregor and Blair. His parents were Stewart Russell Jarvis, and Evelyn Gladys Jarvis, nee Guthrie, of Toronto. Jeff was predeceased by brothers David, John, Peter, Gregor, Blair and sister Ann Welsman. Jeff is survived by Shirley, nee Young, his wife of 60 years; daughter Catherine (Peter) Bath; sons David (Trish Bourne), and Bi l l (Joy Greene); and grandchi ldren Sarah (Jason) Rhodes, Martha and Gillian Bath, and Peter and Jocelyn Jarvis. Jeff was raised in York Mills, joined the RCAF and trained as a navigator. After WWII, he graduated from Trinity College at the University of Toronto in 1947. Jeff was an active member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. After graduation he worked at Bell Canada where he met his wife, Shirley, and they were married in 1950. Jeff worked for the Hamilton Cotton Company in both Montreal and Burlington until 1971 when he joined the faculty of the brand new Sheridan College, Oakville Campus. Public speaking was his passion at Sheridan, where he taught for 25 years until his retirement; without missing a day. Jeff spent his summers playing tennis at the Oakvi l le Club, gardening at home, at the Historical Society and at St. Jude's Church. After retirement, Jeff volunteered his time by serving as Church Warden with the Youth Services at his church, as well as, being a member of the Oakville Public Library Board, and the Oakville Historical Society Board. He volunteered frequently at t he Canad i an Open a t G l en Abbey, as we l l a s , k eep ing membersh ips a t Toastmasters, Probus and the Oakville Legion. Jeff was a true gentleman and had a kind and gentle spirit. Husband, friend, father and grandfather; he will be missed. Special thanks to the staff and caregivers of Northridge for exceptional, skilled and tender care. Visitations will be held at the Ward Funeral Home, 109 Reynolds Street , Oakvi l le on Wednesday, December 22 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Jeff's life at a Memorial Service to be held on Thursday, December 23rd at 1 pm, in St. Jude's Church, 160 Will iam Street , Oakv i l le . I f des i red, donat ions to the A lzhe imer Soc ie ty would be a p p r e c i a t e d b y t h e f a m i l y . P l e a s e v i s i t t h e B o o k o f M e m o r i e s a t www.wardfuneralhome.com.

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9 Dec 2010
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1 Dec 2010
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
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Jarvis, Jeffrey Stewart (Died)