April 20, 2018
POS, Jacob “Jack”
Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Jack Pos at the age of 96. Beloved husband of the late Daisy (Pursley) Pos. Loved father of Mary Pos (Noel Knott) of St. Catharines and Rick Pos (Mary Jane Hardy) of Georgetown. Proud grandpa of Sadie and Amy. Dear brother of Evelyn Tisdale of Delhi, Margie Bigelow of Simcoe and the late Yvonne, Ede, Peter and John.
Jack was a Past Master of Guelph Lodge A.F.&A.M. No. 258 G.R.C.; Heritage Lodge No. 730, and Trillium Lodge No. 724, Past Grand Lodge Officer and former Member of the Board of General Purpose, 33rd Degree member Scottish Rite. A Masonic Service will be held at the Gilchrist Chapel on Wednesday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Mr. Pos was a Professional Engineer, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in structural engineering from the University of Guelph and a second Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto, as well as a Master of Science degree from Michigan State University and had taught Agricultural Engineering at the University of Guelph (OAC) for many years before, specializing in teaching and research work in the area of Waste Management, also at the University of Guelph.
Friends may call at the GILCHRIST CHAPEL – McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph (from 12:00-1:00 Saturday). Service in the Chapel on Saturday, January 20th at 1:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Trillium Room of the Funeral Home. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Waterford. Memorial contributions to Guelph Masonic Centre or the Guelph Wish Fund would be appreciated. We invite you to leave your condolences and donations online at www.gilchristchapel.com