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JACK (JOHN ALEXANDER HUME) WINRAM (published on March 06, 2010)

JACK (JOHN ALEXANDER HUME) WINRAM Jack was born in Winnipeg on May 22, 1916, to Dr. Alexander Winram and Ellen Winram. He passed away February 26, 2010. He was predeceased by Eleanor, his loving and devoted wife of 70 years, who died on January 17, 2010. He was also predeceased by his brother Dr. Robert George (Bob) Winram. Jack is survived by his children Lex (Cynthia), Yvonne (Charles) and Alison (Tony); by grandchildren Sean (Erin), Jack (Char) and Diana (Patrick); step-grandchildren Claire and Jill; great-grandchildren Emma, Gavin, Anthony, Shelby, Marcus and Nora. He will also be missed by his nieces Brenda and Nancy and nephew Blake as well as his sister Helen Winram of Winnipeg. Jack was very proud of his service as a Hawker Hurricane test pilot in the RAF in England in the late 1930's. He later made a successful career as a pharmaceutical representative, retiring as Western Canada Manager of Winthrop Laboratories. He found great enjoyment in his hobbies including home renovation, boating and vintage cars. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at St. Michael's Care Home in Burnaby for their kind and professional care of Dad and support for his family. Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held at St. John's Shaughnessy Church, 1490 Nanton Ave., Vancouver, BC, at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2010. Interment of Jack and Eleanor will take place at a later date in Old Kildonan Cemetery in Winnipeg.

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