(Regimental Sgt. Major,
2nd Black Watch Btn.,101'st Reg.,
25th Brigade, Korea 1950-1953)
John O. A. Rabb, born November 19, 1930
and passed away on Remembrance Day, November 11, 2013 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 95, Smiths Falls. A
special and important place to Jack. Beloved husband and best friend for over 58 years
of Enid (Kearns) Rabb. Loved and respected father of Scott of Montreal and Paul (Tammy) of Orleans. Sadly missed by Sharon Musgrave, his grandchildren Caitlin, Leesalee, Tyler, Brandon and Victoria. Brother of the late Eva Sinclair and Marjorie Graham. Fondly remembered by his extended family, many Legion Comrades and many good friends. Jack proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict 1950-1953. Upon retirement from the Ministry of Correctional Services, Ontario as a woodworking instructor, he dedicated countless years to support the Legion, Branch # 95, Smiths Falls in all capacities. He was there to help Veteran's and their families at any time, and promoted the importance of Remembrance Day especially to youth in our community. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 112 Beckwith St. N., Smiths Falls on Friday November 15, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 1 p.m. The Legion and RCAFA will assemble for a Veteran's Service of Remembrance Friday at the funeral home at 5:45 p.m. In memory of Jack, donations may be made to the Legion Branch # 95 (Elevator Fund) or the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Nov. 13 to Nov. 14, 2013