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  Peacefully in hospital at Ottawa with his devoted family at his side on Sunday, March 23, 2014.

Jacques Samson

formerly of Quebec City, passed away at 86 years of age.

  Predeceased by his beloved wife, Jeannette (Hallé) on February 28 of this year. Dearly loved and respected father of Jacqueline Henderson (Myles) of Kinburn. Predeceased by his brother, Alfred. Pepère to Andrée Nunnikhoven (Mark) and Darryl Hierlihy. Great grandfather of Marcus, Eve & Aaron. Also survived by several nieces & nephews. Jacques began his career with the CNR in Quebec City and transferred to Hearst, ON., where he met Jeannette.   A few years later, he left the CNR and began his 47 year career in Industrial Hardware – George Taylor Hardware: Purchasing agent in Hearst, Branch Manager in Sudbury and Val d’Or, Western Sales Manager for Dominion Chain in Vancouver.  Jacques ended his career as General Manager in Household Hardware with Alliance Ro-Na Home Inc. at the Home Hardware Head Office in St. Jacob’s.  Jacques was described by colleagues and associates as “honest, sincere,  hard working and a first class citizen”.    Friends are invited to join the family in Holy Name of Mary Church, Almonte on Saturday, March 29 at 11am  for the Celebration of the Mass of Christian burial. Spring interment will take place at Holy Name of Mary Parish Cemetery, Almonte.  The family sincerely thank the Fairview Manor staff, Dr. S. Quackenbush and volunteers for providing excellent care and kindness towards Jacques.  In lieu of flowers, please consider the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the


127 Church St., Almonte, Ont., 613-256-3313

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