Tragically, at the Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the age of 83. Beloved husband and best friend of Karen Paavila (née Fishlock). Loving father of David Paavila and Nancy Paavila. Proud grandfather of Jacob Paavila and Ashley Lavigne; and great grandfather of Parker Lavigne. Predeceased by his parents Heikki “Henry William Paavila” Paavilainen and Kaino “Kay” Paavila (née Laitinen); and by his siblings Henry David Paavila (Murdina) and Elma Barrett (late Forbes). Jack will be fondly remembered by his extended family Samantha, Erik and Grayson Laurin; his neighbours; and by his many friends. A Celebration of Jack’s Life will be held in the Reception Centre of the Glengarry Funeral Home, 580 Main St. S., Alexandria, ON (613) 525-3400 on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM with the eulogy commencing at 3:00 PM.Memorial donations made to the War Amps or the Glengarry Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
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