DALBY, John Thomas 'Jack' - Peacefully at his home after a lengthy illness of cancer and heart disease on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at age 84.
Jack was the loving husband of 65 years to Marion Dalby (Kinlin).
Jack was the son of the late Captain Tom Dalby of the Oshawa Fire Department and the late Eva Dalby (Jackson).
He was the adored younger brother of Joan Batten (Bob deceased) and May Howell deceased.
Jack was the devoted father of Cathy Vandermeer (Marinus), J. Thomas Dalby (Sue), Dan Dalby (Kathy), Susan Mulgrew, Barbara MacLean deceased (Garry), Teresa Travers, Robert Dalby deceased, Jim Dalby (Kim) and Carolyn Dalby (Devon Jones).
Loving grandfather of Aaron, Joelle, Krista, Meagan, Brittany, Caitlin, Allison, Bryan, Christopher, Deanna, Paul, Emily, Evan, Courtney, Duncan, Shelagh, Olivia, Spencer and Vanna.
Proud great grandfather of Christian, Julia, Simon, Liam, Peyton, Brooklynn, Isla, Calder, Charlotte, Henry, Sydney, Christopher, Velena and Hunter. Loved and respected by extended Jackson and Kinlin families.
Jack was a lifelong resident of Oshawa and spent ten wonderful winters with Marion in Florida. He was employed with General Motors for over 34 years. He loved to travel, golf but most of all his family.
A private family graveside service will be held at St. Gregory's Cemetery, Oshawa.
In memory of Jack, donations to the Lakeridge Health Oshawa Cancer Centre or a CHARITY of choice would be appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME 905-433-3376.
Notes of condolence and memories may be shared at mountlawn.ca.