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JACK HOLT Surrounded by the love of his family at the Brantford General Hospital on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the age of 81 years. Much loved and devoted husband for 55 years of the late Jeanne Macmillan (2010). Cherished and loving father of Dianne Ferguson, Sandy Holt- Wade (Mark), Donna Koopstra (Ken), Stephen Holt and Barbara Galbraith (John). Proud and adoring grandad of Jamie Ferguson (Miranda) and Emma and Josh Koopstra. Jack was predeceased by his dear sister Marie Smith and will forever be lovingly remembered by his brother and best friend Doug Holt and many nieces, nephews, extended family members and countless friends. The family will receive friends at the DENNIS TOLL FUNERAL HOME, 55 Charing Cross Street, Brantford, on Friday, January 11, 2013, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the chapel on Friday at 1 p.m. A private family interment will be held at Mount Hope Cemetery, Brantford. Donations may be made in Jack's memory to the Palliative Care Unit of the Brantford General Hospital, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, or to the MS Society of Canada. www.dennistoll.ca Dad, Grandad, Uncle Jack, and Dear Friend Jack, you're so loved by all those whose lives you've touched and whose days you've brightened. We've been so lucky- It's a Wonderful Life.

Published in the Toronto Star on Jan. 7, 2013