Bruce Wilbert Jack
1955 - 2023
Bruce Wilbert Jack
Visitation Information
March 10, 2023
Visitation Time
2-4 & 6-8 P.M.
Visitation Location
St. James Presbyterian Church, Historic Sherbrooke Village
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, March 11, 2023
Service Time
2 P.M.
Service Location
St. James Presbyterian Church, Historic Sherbrooke Village
Burial Information
Burial Date
Following Funeral Service
Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Port Bickerton
Requested Charity
St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Palliative Care Department or the Canadian Cancer Society
Print Obituary print this page

Jack, Bruce Wilbert age 67 of Port Bickerton. It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of Bruce Wilbert Jack on March 6th, 2023, in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish; surrounded by his loving family at the age of 67 following a short and courageous battle with cancer which he fought to the very end.

Born on September 22nd, 1955, in Sherbrooke, Bruce was a remarkable husband, father, papa, son, brother, uncle, friend and neighbor to the community of Port Bickerton.

Bruce will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 36 years, Rhonda (Kaiser); children, Adrian (Megan), Andrea (Stephen); grandchildren, Soleil and Quinn and loving father of his grandchildren, Dale Boudreau; mother Connie Jack; siblings, Ralph (Gwen), Myles (Wendy), Sandy (Peggy), Darla (Ricky) Porter; mother-in-law, Nan Kaiser; brothers-in-law, Rod (Shelly); Troy (Fern); Trent (Mamie); sisters-in-law, Nancy (Brian) Humphries; Carla Neilsen; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Bruce is predeceased by his father Donald Jack, father-in-law, Rodney Kaiser, and nephew Nicholas Kaiser.

Bruce shared a wonderful childhood with his siblings growing up in Arichat and Port Bickerton. Bruce had a fiery side, one he shared with his many friends over the years relishing the outdoors, hunting, camp trips, and snowmobiling.

Bruce met the love of his life Rhonda in 1983 and together they built a beautiful home and raised their family in Port Bickerton. Bruce was a devoted husband and together him and Rhonda shared a loving marriage one that was admired and respected by others. Bruce possessed the very best qualities, a archetype of a husband, father, brother, and son, and a rock to the many people who had the pleasure of knowing him. Bruce was a hard worker and made his living fishing, and later fiercely fished his own lobster license for 24 years. An early riser, Bruce was always helping others out and served his family, friends, and community as a volunteer fire fighter. Bruce took joy in the simple pleasures that life offered, a cup of coffee in morning, the marine forecast, family suppers, wetting a line, snowmobiling and a full pot of lobsters. Bruce enjoyed spending weekends at the cottage and an afternoon boating, barbequing, and sharing laughter with friends, much of which derived from his witty and quick sense of humor.

May your seas be calm, and your catch be big Skipper; we will forever be loving and missing you.

The family wishes to extend their sincerest gratitude for the compassionate care provided to Bruce during his time in palliative care. As Bruce would say, "they are angels."

Visitation will be held Friday March 10th, 2023 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in St. James Presbyterian Church Historic Sherbrooke Village from where funeral service will be held at 2pm Saturday March 11th, 2023 with Reverend Derek Elsworth officiating. Committal will follow in Hillside Cemetery Port Bickerton. Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Palliative Care Department or the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home Ltd., 17545 Highway 316, Country Harbour.

Please have a look at the photos Burce's family have shared.