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JOHN (JACK) RIDSDALE TULLOCH (published on January 16, 2010)

JOHN (JACK) RIDSDALE TULLOCH P.Eng Jack died Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at Victoria General Hospital after a short illness. He was predeceased by his sister Mary C. Tulloch and his son Brian J. Tulloch. He is survived by Barbara, his wife of 56 years and his daughters Bonnie L.C. Tulloch and Heather Tulloch Brownell (Laurence, Katie, David, Jon and Signy). Jack was born October 25, 1919 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. He moved to Canada as an infant and his family settled in Stony Mountain, Manitoba. Jack spent four years in the RCAF overseas during the Second World War working as an Air Frame Mechanic. Jack returned to Canada and entered the University of Manitoba Faculty of Engineering, graduating in 1950. Jack worked for the Manitoba Telephone System as an Electrical Engineer retiring as Chief Engineer in 1984. Jack spent many happy summers in Whytewold at the family cottage at Lake Winnipeg with his wife, children and grand-children. At the time of his death he and Barbara were living at the Waverley Retirement Community where he had met many new friends over the last year. The family wishes to thank friends and neighbors for the many acts of kindness during Jack's illness. Thanks also to Homecare, the staff at the Waverley, and Victoria General Hospital Four South for providing such comfort and compassion during Jack's final days. Cremation has taken place. Private family interment to follow. Celebration of Jack's life will take place at the Waverley Retirement Community in the coming weeks. (notice to be provided). In lieu of flowers or other kind gestures, donations in memory of Jack can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba or the Victoria General Hospital Foundation. Miss you Dad! GLEN LAWN FUNERAL HOME 982-7550

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