Jack Stewart, a long-time resident of Fairfax, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at the age of 86. He was born in Rockglen, Saskatchewan, Canada on June 14, 1934 to his parents, Stanley & Mae, & is survived by his sister, Linda Hardy of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Growing up, Jack developed a true love for nature as well as sports. He was an avid hockey fan, and loved the 49ers and SF Giants. After coming to the United States in his 20s, Jack worked at the Southern Pacific Railroad in Los Angeles & later, in San Francisco. He is pre-deceased by his first wife, Frances Stewart with whom he had three children John Stewart, Teresa Simi (Stewart) & Greg Stewart. He is also survived by his son-in-law, Mark Simi & daughter-in-law, Tricia Stewart. After losing Frances to cancer in 1993, Jack re-married and was blessed to spend the last 26 years of his life with his loving wife, Jane Ellen Stewart, by whom he is survived. He was the loving grandfather of Cailin, Emily, Aiden, Tyler, Brody & Olivia Simi, as well as Jackson, Chase & Liam Stewart. Due to the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, a private Rosary Service & Funeral Mass will be held at St. Rita’s Church in Fairfax, CA. If you would like to be contacted about a future celebration of Jack’s life once it is safe to gather, please provide your contact information to Teresa Simi at email@example.com.
Donations in Jack’s memory to St. Rita’s Church, 100 Marinda Drive, Fairfax, CA, 94930 or to Marin Cursillo, P.O. Box 4101, San Rafael, CA 94913-4101 (online to MarinCursillo.com) are greatly appreciated.