Hetherington & Deans Funeral Chapel

5176 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON


Paul "Jake" Ecker

February 19, 1940June 17, 2020

Paul " Jake" Ecker, Passed away peacefully on June 17th in his home that he loved with his family by his side. He leaves behind his wife Jean (nee Sisley) of 57 years and his 5 children; Paul (Angie) , Anita, Wendy, Lisa (Todd), Kenny ( Naomi) . Paul had 13 grandchildren; 7 beautiful grand daughters, Ashley (John) , Kristen, Nicole, Amber, Briana, Kate, and Paige Pooh. 6 handsome grandsons; Paul, Ben, Sam, Luke, Jack, and Austin Boston. He leaves behind his brother David ( Marlene) Ecker. Brother-in-laws Gord and Jim Sisley and sister-in-law Anita Gravelle. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother Peter Ecker and sister Diane Berketa. Respecting Jake's wishes, cremation has taken place. Donations to Cystic Fibrosis would be appreciated. "Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day unseen, unheard, but always near, toot-aloo Dad!"


  • Cremation has taken place, no formal services.


Paul "Jake" Ecker

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Roy and Cheryle Yager

June 23, 2020

A wonderful neighbour and a great man .sincere condolences to Jean and family . Jake will be greatly missed .
sincerely Roy Cheryle Yager and sons.

Dean Mottola

June 22, 2020

Jake was awesome! I send my love and prayers to the entire Ecker family. There will be more fun in heaven now that Jake has joined its ranks. Lots of great memories you can hold on to forever.

Mary lou Jenkins

June 20, 2020

JEAN and family, Bill and I am so sorry on the loss of a dear husband, father and grandfather, have many memories from our days at the ball park, and many laughs, he will be missed, but you and the family will have many great memories to sustain, sending our love and prayers to all of you, may he RIP, The Jenkins family

Audra Sisley

June 19, 2020

My wonderful Uncle Jake. So many memories and laughs, I could go on forever. You were such an important part of my life and definitely a second father to me . I feel so lucky to have had you in my life. I will cherish you and my memories of you forever.
Love Audra xxoo

Katy Bellefleur

June 19, 2020

To the entire Ecker family. I send my deepest condolences. May he Rest In Peace and in paradise. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Penny Tonn

June 19, 2020

To Auntie Jean the Family. So sorry for lost of your dad, Husband. He was great man, with soft voice, but he knew how to get his words across. He is with Gran and Grandpa, Uncle Peter, and mother. I glad he did pass peacefully. He was proud of his kids, and wife. He will be missed for sure. He lived life to fullest.

Jenny Chanady

June 19, 2020

Jean and Family:
My sincere condolences on the loss of Paul "Jake". May the fond memories you have shared as a family get you through these difficult times.