519 Victoria Street East
Alliston, ON L9R 1K1
Phone: 705-435-3535
Jack Hanna

Jack Edward Hanna

Thursday, March 6th, 1930 - Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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Hanna, Jack Edward

Peacefully and surrounded by the love of his entire family, Jack Hanna passed away at Matthews House Hospice on Sunday, December 16 in his 89th year. Survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Elizabeth (Liz) and children Marg Alderson (Ron) of Vineland, Nancy McDowell (Ian) of Tillsonburg, Marianne Hare (Steve) of Creemore, and Dave Hanna (Jenn) of North Vancouver. Proud Grandpa (Papa, Gramps) of Lindsay (Ryan), Tyler (Rita), Becky (Eric), Rob (Kristin), Katelyn (Brandon), Jonathan, Chris (Roxy), Dexter and Mason and Great-Grandpa of Gavin and Mia. Also survived by his sister Mary Trillo of Collingwood, sister-in-law Margaret Prudence of Bridgewater, N.S. and many nephews and nieces to whom he was affectionately known as Good Old Uncle Jack. Predeceased by his parents, Albert and Blanche Hanna.

Jack was a graduate of OAC Guelph (1953) and was a teacher, vice-principal and principal of Banting Memorial and Bradford High Schools, a devoted member of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church and a lifelong member of the Kinsmen Club. He was also passionate about golf, a sport he was able to enjoy for 7 decades.

Visitation with the family will be on Friday, Dec 21 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Drury Funeral Centre, 519 Victoria St. E., Alliston. A Celebration of Life will be held at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 125 Wellington St. W., Alliston on Saturday, December 22 at 1:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations (if desired) may be made to St. Andrew’s Anglican Church.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 21st, 2018 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, December 21st, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Drury Funeral Centre
    519 Victoria Street East
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 | 1:30pm
    Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 1:30pm
    St. Andrew's Anglican Church
    125 Wellington St. W..
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. S. Kim McArthur


Donations are being accepted for: The Corporation of St. Andrew, Alliston.


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Elisabeth Reib

Posted at 03:33am
Nancy, words are so inadequate at times like this. I remember your Dad so clearly from school. My condolences on your loss. Elisabeth (Hawker) Reib

Marjorie Miedema

Posted at 12:58pm
We will not forget a wonderful neighbour
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Bob & Pat Jackson

Posted at 11:14pm
Liz and family Our sincere condolences for your loss. We had the utmost respect for Jack. A life well lived. Bob & Pat Jackson

Terri Wagner

Posted at 10:07am
In memory of Good Old Uncle Jack.
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Rhonda Marshall-Kovacs

Posted at 05:31pm
You’re all in our thoughts at this sad time. May the wonderful memories you have bring you peace and comfort.
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