With sadness, we announce Ken’s passing at the Teck-Pioneer Residence on Monday, January 11, 2021. He was born to Melvin and Rita Jackson, Ken was a big man who held a big presence. He loved sports, especially hockey and baseball and played them hard and well. Initially, he started out working for Union Bakery and had other jobs with the Town and Macassa Mine. Finally, towards the end of his working career, he opened his own business, doing what he loved most. Ken’s small Backhoe Service which he operated until his retirement in 2006 due to health conditions. Ken was always proud of his family and wanted to see them succeed in every capacity. Ken spent the last year of his life at Teck-Pioneer Residence where the staff treated him with the utmost care and respect.
Ken leaves to mourn his wife Cathy of 35 years, his daughter Tammy (John), son Shane and his grandsons Jackson and Nolan, his sister Alley, his brother Bruce (Diane), his niece Tiffany (Brian) and his nephew Dustin (Romy) and predeceased by his sister Dora. Ken will also be missed and remembered by his good friend Tony Antoniazzi, who was a constant in Ken’s life, bringing the outside to Ken when he couldn’t see for himself.
145A Government Road East
Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3P4
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In keeping with Ken’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of Ken’s life will be held this summer.