It is with heavy hearts we announce Jack’s peaceful passing with his wife by his side at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital during the early morning hours of Saturday February 23, 2019. Jack Claude Brabazon of Arnprior, formerly of Ottawa after a courageous journey through Cancer at the age of 68. Beloved husband of Beverley (Keast) Brabazon. Dearly loved father of Kelly-Anne (Stephen) of Arnprior and Jaclyn Brabazon (Steven) of Stratford, Ontario and loving step-father to Deborah Lewis (Steven) of Ottawa and Victoria Kneebone (Gavin) of Arnprior. Cherished grandfather of Keisha, Macayla, Nate, Hailey and Cassie. Jack was the only child of his late parents Jack and Fernande (Sabourin) Brabazon. A committed firefighter for 35 years, Jack spent most of his career in Nepean, Ontario, achieving the rank of Captain, then in Ottawa when the cities amalgamated. He then went on and gave his time as a volunteer firefighter in the Township of Leeds and Thousand Islands. Jack was a friend of Bill's with a sobriety of over 11 years.Jack will be remembered for his love and passion of stockcar dirt racing and Nascar. He also loved nature in all its many forms, seeing so much of it at Charleston Lake where he lived for 12 years.
Arrangements by the Boyce Funeral Home Ltd., 138 Daniel Street North, Arnprior. Visitation will be held on Friday March 1, 2019 from 12 noon until time of Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. in the Boyce Chapel. Cremation has taken place. Donations in memory of Jack may be made to the Ottawa Humane Society or to the Canadian Cancer Society.