OBITUARY

Jack Belkin

16 September , 193015 January , 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jack Belkin at the age of 88. He passed away peacefully at his home of 37 years. Jack was a man of pride, integrity, strength and humor. Left to cherish his memory are his loving children Larry (Lynette), Sean (Brian), Annette (Dustin) and Jenniene (Eugene). He will also be greatly missed by his grandchildren Ryan (Jen), Loni (Aric), Aidan, Nathan, Jarod, Jacob and his great grandchildren Marley and Owen.

Jack was predeceased by his parents, Harry and Tiba, his sister, Annette, and his sons Paul and Kevin. He lived a long full life and was loved very much. He has now gone on to be reunited with the love of his life Mary Ann Belkin who passed away in 2014.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 26 2019 at Hainstock’s Funeral Home 9810 34 Avenue NW Edmonton, with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery 5420 106 Street Edmonton. Following the interment, family and friends are invited to an informal celebration of his life at Hainstock's Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, tributes may be made to the charity of your choosing.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, 26 January , 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, 26 January , 2019
REMEMBERING

Jack Belkin

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Harvey Ford

25 January 2019

To: Jack’s family and friends:
Very saddened to hear of Jack’s death. Our thoughts, prayers and sympathies are with you. May all your fond memories comfort you at this time.
Jack and I (Harvey) were good friends through slo-pitch and the Y. Always enjoyed seeing and talking with Jack – particularly exchanging pleasantries about our favourite football teams – the Eskimos and Roughriders. Jack had a wonderful sense of humour, excellent knowledge on many subjects, was very easy going and usually smiling. His passing leaves a real void every time I visit the Y. He is now running freely (along with other graduates from the Edmonton Seniors Slo-Pitch) on the heavenly ball diamonds.
Our sincere condolences
Lillian and Harvey Ford

Paula weil

24 January 2019

I’ve known Jack ( Of Blessed Memory) since I was a child in Calgary. His mother Tiba (OBM) lived across the hall from my grandmother in the Devoniish Apartments on 17th Avenue. He used to visit often and always came to say hi to Grammy.
Years later he was a regular customer at our restaurant- Hello Deli. Jack was always a pleasure to take care of in the restaurant. He came in with Maryann (OBM) and business associates.
The world has lost a true mentsh.

Isabel Henderson

22 January 2019

Jack was in charge of Facilities at the former Edmonton Board of Health. It was a complex portfolio but he someone managed to keep all the balls in the air!

May He Rest In Peace!

Kelly Sloan

21 January 2019

To the family of Jack Belkin,

On behalf of the College of Registered Dental Hygienists of ALberta (CRDHA), I want to express our deepest condolences for the passing of Jack. For several years, Jack was a Director on the Council , appointed by the Government of Alberta, and he shared his wisdom, expertise, and humor in the governing and stewardship of the College. He was well-liked by his fellow Councillors and staff and contributed a tremendous amount of his time to ensuring that the Council functions ran smoothly.

We truly appreciate his dedication and contributions to public service including to our College and we send our sincere sympathies for his passing.

Kelly Sloan
CRDHA CEO and Registrar

Laurie Epstein

20 January 2019

So Sorry to hear about Jack.
Lots of memories of him from the Larry & Shauna Heisha & Tiba years and then later on in the Mary Ann years. Last saw him in 2015 at my Mother's Headstone Unveiling. Condolences to entire family. Laurie

Len and Barb Bistritz

20 January 2019

Barb and I lived at 1403 Bearspaw Dr W for 36 years. Our earliest memories of Jack are of him was his daily routine of walking his dogs in the ravine. His daily outdoor presence allowed us to get to know him.
We supported his application to the city to have the memory bench installed at the top of the ravine.
I was honoured to have Jack and Mary Ann become patients in my Optometry practice.
Until we left our home in July, 2016, I would see Jack regularly at the "Y" as we both tried to "stop the clock from moving forward " too fast.
He was always pleasant and always smiled. We will remember him fondly.
Our sincere condolences. Len and Barb Bistritz
We will be away and will miss the memorial service.

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