It is with sadness that the Grape Growers of Ontario informs you of the passing of Jack Forrer at the age of 87 on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Jack was a member of the Grape Growers of Ontario’s Growers’ Committee for ten years (1975-1986) and was a member of the Board of Directors for six years (1980-1986). In 1972, Jack was crowned Grape King.
Jack will be missed by his wife Helga (nee Enss) and children Linda (Raymond) Duc and Donald (Christine) Forrer. He was the loving grandfather of Jeffery (Beth), Justin (Sarah), Caitlin (D.J.), Amy (Ben) and Jake, and is also survived by 4 great granddaughters, as well as family in Switzerland.
The family will receive friends at the VINELAND CHAPEL of the TALLMAN FUNERAL HOMES , 3277 King St. on Wednesday from 6-8:30 pm. The Funeral Service will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, 140 Russell Ave., St. Catharines on Thursday, September 11th at 10 am. Interment at Niagara Lake Shore Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Heritage Place or Christ Lutheran Church. Online condolences at www.tallmanfuneralhomes.ca