Roderick George Jack, 77, known familiarly to family and friends as “Rod”, died peacefully at Ajax Pickering hospital on December 22nd, 2018, after a brief two month illness. Noelle, his wife of 55 years, was at his side. He will be greatly missed by his sister Dawn, niece Jenny, and nephews, Jamie and Rob along with numerous cousins and "grands". His wife’s nephews, Peter and Charles and his nieces, Mary and Alex also grieve the loss of a dear uncle. Grateful thanks go to the several doctors and nurses who attended Rod with such personal and professional care. A private celebration of his life will be held at the family home in June. Donations may be made in Rod’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.