July 2nd, 1928 – November 17, 2018
Jack Arthur Jessop – Actor, born in Toronto, Ontario Canada, son of Harry Jessop and Ida Jessop (Macey), passed away too soon at the age of 90 on Saturday November 17th, 2018 @ approximately 7:50 AM at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket Ontario.
Jack is survived by; his spouse Valma Stacey (Barton); his stepsons Derrick Stacey and wife Teresa, their sons Kyle and Jonathan, Guy Stacey and wife Sandra, their son Matthew and daughters Amanda and Holly, and was also stepfather to Darlene Stacey (deceased), her son James, and James children William, Gabriella and Navaeh;
He loved his father Harry and especially his mother Ida dearly, his bothers Robert Jessop and Norman Jessop and sister Shirley Dunseath (Jessop), and his many wonderful in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Jack’s had a passion for acting and enjoyed most of his career performing in over 70 movies and TV series (IMDB.com), many hundreds of TV commercials, radio theatre, and marketing promotions. He developed a love for golf where he and his foursome were usually first off the tee as the sun rose averaging 178 rounds per year. One of Jack’s famous lines – “I’m famous … just google me Jack Jessop” ????.
Join us Thursday November 22nd, 2018 10:00 – 11:30 for a Celebration of Life Service at the Chapel in Forest Lawn Mausoleum and Cremation Centre located at 4570 Yonge Street with parking access near 17 Linelle Street just west of Yonge Street, Toronto, M2N5L6 (416) 225-3345. Jack will be interned Friday November 23rd, 2018 Time 1:30 PM at Thornton Cemetery, 1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4 (905) 579-6787.