Higgins, James Charles "JC"

December 31st, 2017

Peacefully passed away with family by his side, at University Hospital in London on Sunday, December 31st, 2017, in his 89th year. The loving husband of Anna Higgins (deceased July 2017). Dear father of Don Higgins (deceased) and his wife Andrea (deceased), Dave Higgins (Denise), Janet Spittal (Wayne), and Jim Higgins (Terri-Lee). Loving Grandfather of Rob Higgins, Rebeckah Lothian (Shaun), Amanda Hachkowski (Paul), James Spittal (Kara), Bryce Spittal, Jennifer Higgins, Alex Higgins, Nick Higgins (Jacyln), and Hannah Higgins. Great-Grandfather to Bryar Higgins, Paige Higgins, JJ Spittal, Elliot Higgins, and Liam Lothian, plus all the countless friends who affectionately called him ‘JC’. The family would like to extend a special ‘thank you’ to the staff of peopleCare Oakcrossing for all their care and support and to the Emerg and 4th Floor staff at University Hospital for ensuring he passed with dignity. A private family service will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of ‘JC’ are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society. 

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Pam ColemanI had the pleasure of caring for Jim at PeopleCare. His passing was deeply felt by all of the staff. Jim had a smile and a spark of fun that would not be denied. He was just a delight to be around. I pray that you will find comfort in his memory and joy for having been a part of his life. God bless his family.
Susan SheepwashRich spent many hours talking about the family home in Kingston and how everyone was made welcome by both Jim and Anna. So sorry for your loss but I am sure your memories will help to carry you through this difficult time. Take care of each other.
Ann Wemp-BrowneDavid, Janet, Jimmy and Families: I have very fond memories of your Father at your home on Brock Street. It was certainly a "hub of entertainment!" My sincerest sympathy in your loss, particularly following so closely in the passing of your Mother. They are together again! Sincerely, Ann Wemp-Browne and Family
Jim & Liz McAlpineDave and Denise - Our sincere sympathy on the recent loss of your father. May you cherish the wonderful memories and know he is at peace. Jim & Liz, Timberwalk neighbours.
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