John Leo "Jack" Daigneault

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John Leo "Jack" Daigneault

June 4, 1935 - May 2, 2021

Peacefully at his home on Sunday May 2nd, 2021 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Elaine Daigneault (nee Winters). Loving father of Joseph, Debra, Elizabeth, Angela, Sherri, Bob, Tom and the late Maurice. Lovingly remembered by 20 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Pre-deceased by his brothers Robert, Peter and Francis. Due to covid restrictions a private family mass will be held at St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Wednesday May 5th, 2021 at 10:30 am. Those wishing may view the mass at www.saintmichaelschurchcobourg.com. at 10:30 am. Interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery Cobourg (You will be able to view the graveside service at www.MacCoubrey.com at 11:30). If desired, donations may be made to Parkinson Canada or SickKids Foundation.

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Cecilia and Fredrick Nasmith - May 11, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Parkinson Canada

Tom and Shirley Basinger - May 11, 2021

Was so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. I know Tom will miss hearing his stories.

Carmen and Pam Tinney - May 9, 2021

Hugs Elaine! Many fond memories of Jack and his joy for the simple things in life. Loved his visits and great conversations throughout the years. Our condolences to you and your family. Carmen and Pam

Gord and June Minifie - May 9, 2021

Will always remember this I was at Jack and Elaines one day ,Jack and I were on the front lawn one when this fellow pulled in and came acrossed the lawn, Jack knew him but hadn’t seen him for quite a while I guess, and he said what’s wrong you look like your just barely hanging on, and the guy said I am I’m just getting over a stroke or heart attack , Jack looked at me and said o I’m sorry. Just a memory. Until we meet again so long.

Gord and June Minifie - May 9, 2021

Sorry to here this Elaine and family.Condolences.Loved doing carpenter work for you and Jack, down on daignault road and over at farm.Jack was always so quick witted and funny.Have and will miss him.

Simonsen family - May 8, 2021

Our condolences to Elaine and family on the passing of Jack. We always enjoyed our visits so much and the stories and knowledge that Jack imparted on use. Yes, Jack could tell a story, but he was equally an exceptional listener. I can picture him at the kitchen table engaging our boys when they were quite young with all types of questions with Jack maintaining eye contact and grinning at their answers. It worked. For when we got home, the boys would break out the toy farm animals and then argue over who got to be Jack. On my last visit with Jack I asked him how he met my father. It was a great story that went back near sixty years and a simple act of kindness. Like everyone else, we’ll miss the stories, the knowledge, the kindness, and the grin that he shared so freely. He was good one. Paul, Anita and boys

Steven Goldie - May 6, 2021

My condolences for your loss, I was so sorry to hear of Grandpa's passing. Love, Steven

Steven Goldie - May 6, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Parkinson Canada

Ed Hogg - May 6, 2021

Elaine and family , I am so sorry to learn of Jack’s passing. I have many good memories of Jack while growing up with Bob and Tom. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Eddie Hogg

Siobhan Kenny - May 6, 2021

Elaine and Daignault family: Sincere condolences on your loss. Jack was a great favorite of my father, Doug (another unconventional man who would have been out standing in his field). Never forget the time we took home a cute baby chick - not long before it went back to the farm.

Joanne & Yvon Lauzon - May 6, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers reach out to the Daignault family at this sorrowful time. We used to be neighbors and enjoyed Jack's visits when he'd visit my Dad, Bill and have sheep 🐑 talk. God Bless!

Ian and Jacquie Halligan - May 5, 2021

Elaine and family We were so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. He was a great role model for our son Riley. From the time he was a young boy he enjoyed driving past the fields filled with sheep. He would sit perched by the car window looking across the fields. Always knowing someday he would have his own fields filled the same way. Jack will always be remembered by our family for his guidance and patience he showed to a young man just starting out. Our thoughts are with and if there is anything we can do let us know.

Judi and Jeff Gill - May 5, 2021

Elaine and family. Jeff and I are so sorry to hear about Jack. Please know we are thinking of you at this difficult time.

Pam Crowe - May 5, 2021

Dear Elaine, so very sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and the family.

Gina Vanderham - May 5, 2021

Dear Family of Uncle Jack, so sorry for the loss of our dear Jack- Mimi- my grandmother- Eugenie Suttle is our relation. she was so lovely and I wish I could have known my great Uncle Jack. May our all mighty God and Father comfort you in time of loss. much love Gina Vanderham

Melanie 'Chapman' Sine - May 5, 2021

So sorry to hear about Uncle Jack. Thoughts and prayers to all the family. Thinking of you all.

Don Hamly - May 5, 2021

Very sorry for your loss.

Janet and John Collins - May 5, 2021

Oh how I loved Uncle Jack, he always lit up a room with a smile and his presence made everybody happy and his stories were memorizing as if you right there. happiest time for me as a child was driving in his pick up truck at night and gazing at the stars with my Canadian cousins and laughing all night with his humorous stories. thank you for making my childhood memories so special. love you, rest in peace.

Kevin Cameron - May 5, 2021

Sherri and family Very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

Mary Daignault Galbavy - May 5, 2021

Dear Elaine and my Cobourg Cousins, I send you all my sincerest condolences and prayers. I so loved Uncle Jack. He scared the heck out of me with his ghosts stories and wild open field bumpy truck rides on the farm. No one could tell a story better then he could. A truly talented narrator. I’m sure he is entertaining his brothers and parents and the rest of heaven. All my love, Mary, his little city girl.

Paul & Mary Anne Vanderham - May 5, 2021

Dear Elaine, We’re holding you and the family in our prayers as you grieve the passing of our dear Uncle Jack. It was good to see that the photo in the obituary features him relaxing on the farm, where he was so much at home. We will miss him and remember him fondly. Love to you and the family, Paul & Mary Anne

Star Shaw - May 5, 2021

Sherri, thinking of you and your family. Sending my condolences. I will be thinking of all of you today. Sending lots of love.

Celeste Roberts - May 5, 2021

Dear Daignaults, I’m saddened to hear of Jack’s passing and also that he suffered with Parkinsons. Jack and my mom, Mariette (Suttle) Vanderham, were cousins, and I truly regret that I never got to meet Jack. Sending strength, love and gentle caring. May he Rest In Peace with all his wonderful brothers. Celeste Roberts (Karen Vanderham)

Eugenie MacKay - May 4, 2021

Dear aunt Elaine and my dear cousins, I’m so sorry to hear about uncle Jack. Dad, uncle Francis and uncle Bob and uncle Jack are all together again. Thinking of you all and wish I could be with you tomorrow. Love, Eugenie

Patty Hannan - May 4, 2021

Sending hugs to my dearest friend and her family I never had the pleasure of meeting your father, but I know he raised an amazing woman May he rest in peace

Mick Byrne - May 4, 2021

My sincere condolences to Elaine and family. May God have Mercy on his soul. I was very fond of Jack and enjoyed visiting with him when I was in Cobourg. May he rest in peace. Mick

Russ Kerr - May 4, 2021

We so enjoyed the character that Jack was our condolences to the family.Russ and Suzanne Kerr

Robert Pearse - May 4, 2021

I grew up with Jack on Bagot st. Rest In Peace my friend. My sincere condolences to the Family.

Margaret Winters - May 4, 2021

Elaine, very fond memories of Jack. I remember his quick wit and love of violin records. Condolences to you and the family.❤

Jim Lloyd - May 4, 2021

Elaine, I am so sorry to learn of Jack’s passing. A good friend gone. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Jim Lloyd.

Fran and kevin OBrien - May 4, 2021

Dear Aunt Elaine and family, We all have the fondest memories of our times with Uncle Jack! We always looked forward to coming to visit the farm and sit with Uncle jack to hear his interesting adventures. I’m sure he and his brothers on the other side are going to keep quite busy with new adventures! Cheering us all on down here until we can all be together again! Hopefully soon, his American relatives can come for a visit and reminisce and share our memories of uncle jack together. Our hearts and prayers will be with all of you in this sad time. Love, Fran and kevin OBrien

Grant and Janet Turner - May 4, 2021

Elaine we are thinking of you at this sad time... Let the rest of the family that we are thinking of them as well... We have many great memories of Jack...

Grant and Janet Turner - May 4, 2021

Elaine we are thinking of you at this sad time... Let the rest of the family that we are thinking of them as well... We have many great memories of Jack...

Paul and Debbie Herriot - May 4, 2021

Elaine, we were sorry to read of Jack's passing. You were such wonderful neighbours for all those years. Jack's stories are still circulating. Please pass along our condolences to Bob and Tom as well. Thinking of you during this sad time. Paul and Debbie

Nancy and Lawrence - May 4, 2021

Elaine, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Alan McDonald - May 4, 2021

Dear Sherri, So sorry to hear about your dad, please accept our sincere condolences. Love, Dawn & Alan

Risa and Nicholas Hunt - May 4, 2021

So sorry for your loss. I'm sure Dad was waiting for Jack and they off having adventures and causing mayhem. Thoughts and prayers to you all at this difficult time. Love Risa and Nick

Bernie and Sally Reinert - May 4, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Parkinson Canada

Marion & Ric McIvor - May 4, 2021

Dear Elaine and Family , so very sorry to hear of Jack's passing , our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time . Big Hug to you Elaine

Jim Delanty - May 4, 2021

Jack was a dear friend of mine who lived just across the street from my house. We always went to St. Mike’s together and had good times.One summer when we both turned 16 we hitchhiked to New York to my Aunt Jetty’s and spent a month exploring New York. Jack was a good guy and a close friend. May he Rest In Peace. My sympathy goes to Elaine and his family.

Margi Watkins - May 4, 2021

Dear Elaine and family. Sincere condolences on Jack's passing. I always enjoyed his "stories" when he came in for dental appts.We often mention the beautiful piece of pine he gave us for our mantle and how hard he searched for one with "no knots". It had to be perfect. Thinking of you, Margi

Mike and Kelly Wood - May 4, 2021

So very sad to hear of Jack's passing. A man who defined "living in the country". Please know that we are praying for you all and hope that you find comfort in all your cherished memories.

Katherine Lawrence - May 4, 2021

Loved my Uncle Jack so very much. He was such a funny guy. I could sit and listened to his great stories for ever. He sure loved his family and his life on his farm. So many wonderful memories. Love you Uncle Jack❤️

Gayl Nelson - May 4, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Christ the Servant Church

Kenneth Johns - May 4, 2021

We are so very sorry to hear of Jack's passing. He was a very dear friend of mine who will be sorely missed. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Elaine. May you find peace in the wonderful memories you have shared with Jack. Sincerely, Kenneth Johns and Family

tom longhurst - May 4, 2021

very sorry for your loss. jack was well liked and respected

Cathy & Bill Ellis - May 4, 2021

Our sincere sympathies to Elaine and all the family . Thinking about you during your loss. Cherish the memories💙 today and tomorrow.

John & Louise - May 4, 2021

Our deepest sympathy to all Jack’s family. Wish we could be there to give hugs to Elaine but our thoughts and prayers will be with you all at. His difficult time xxxxoooo

Lyne Gardner - May 4, 2021

Elaine I am so sorry to hear of Jacks passing. He will now Rest In Peace. He was always so helpful with us when we got into sheep. Love and prayers

Dalton and Heather McDonald - May 4, 2021

Elaine .. our deepest condolences to you and the Daignault family in your loss of Jack . He was a one of a kind guy ... lots of stories will be told in the time ahead ! Much sympathy to all of you .

Vicky Noel - May 4, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Parkinson Canada

Doñna Johnson - May 4, 2021

I'm sorry to hear of Jack's passing. I remember him from long ago. He was wolfman Jack to me and my husband Bob. He took care to rid us from the wolves that were ñear our home on Harwood road. RIP wolfman

Vicky Noel - May 4, 2021

Elaine and family: We were so sad to hear of Jack's passing. He was a wonderful man and will be truly missed. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.