VANCE, John Elwood "Jack" Lieutenant General (Retired) The Royal Canadian Regiment - Peacefully at Moira Place Tweed, on Tuesday September 10, 2013 Jack Vance in his 81st. year. Son of the late William & Dora (Holbert) Vance. Husband of the late Sheila (Black). Beloved father of Lieutenant General Jonathan Vance, Italy; Lisa Vance, Ottawa; Stephen Vance, Ottawa; Sarah Vance, Toronto & Rachel Ross-Vance, Toronto. Loving grandfather of Olivia Vance; Taelor Smith, Sophie Vance-Cousineau, Isabella Vance-Cousineau; Jacob Vance; Amina Vance; Shaila Ross-Vance. Dear brother of Betty Flower, Renfrew, Carolyn Gaunt, BC and the late Horace, Burton, Arthur, Jeanne Livingstone. The family will receive friends at the McCONNELL FUNERAL HOME , Tweed from 2-4 & 7-9 Monday September 16, 2013 and on Tuesday September 17, 2013 from 12:00 noon until service time at 2:00 pm at St. John's United Church Tweed. Interment: Victoria Cemetery, Tweed. Donations: Tweed & Area Arts Council, Heart of Hastings Hospice. www.mcconnellfuneralhome.ca12567738
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Posted by Art Birss (Driver C/S 9) On Wednesday, September 18, 2013
My heart felt condolences to the family, he was an inspiration to so many lives that he touched.
My deepest condolences
Posted by Dutch Vermeer (friend) On Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Tweed and Canada have lost a great man who spend a lifetime in the service of his country. A man who inspired me to look at the Military History of the Tweed area. He was family man and an artist who shall not be forgotten by me and mine or the community he lived in.
Posted by ginger white (friend) On Monday, September 16, 2013
Your dad was the one who started my flag collection of regimental flags to fly at the soldiers repatration ceremonies during afgan war,he will be missed,sorry for your loss,the regiment has lost a great man,Pro Patria
Posted by Don DeGenova (Friend) On Sunday, September 15, 2013
Hi Jonathan. I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. He was one of those individuals who made a difference and that was certainly the case for all he did for the Municipality of Tweed. I am sorry I can not be there to express my sympathies in person. I will be in Sioux Lookout all next week. Our prayers will be with you all.