Jack Hemelspeck

When I quit this mortal shore

And mosey round this earth no more

Don’t weep, don’t sigh,

don’t grieve, don’t sob,

I may have struck a better job.

Don’t go and buy a large bouquet

For which you’ll find it hard to pay.

Don’t stand around me looking blue

I may be better off than you.

In loving memory of F.J. (Jack) Hemelspeck, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a friend to all who knew him.

Jack passed away suddenly and peacefully on Sunday, February 5, 2006.

Predeceased by his sister Jeanne, and his first wife Janice. Survived by his loving second wife Barb, his children Jean, Kathy, Shelley, Mike and Don Brise, grandchildren Cheryl, Daniel and Alexis, great-grandchildren, Sadie and Elliott in addition to numerous nephews, nieces, and countless friends.

A toast to Jack was held Wednesday Feb. 8 at the Telkwa Pub.

His family would like to thank everyone for their generosity and kind words.

In remembrance donations may be made to North Shore Association for the Mentally Handicapped in Jack’s name. Donations are being accepted at CIBC branch in Smithers and the Telkwa Pub.

At Jack’s request there was no formal service and his ashes will be spread at the Big Onion in the spring. A notice will be sent out at that time.

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