John "Jack" Close
John "Jack" Coleman Close, 83, of Salisbury, passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Gordon and Reta (Spence) Close.
After working for Westinghouse as Branch manager in Edmonton, Toronto, and lastly in Moncton for many years, Jack decided to form his own company, Triangle Exports, to export to Bermuda and the Turks and Caicos Islands. He later started his J C. Close renovation company in Salisbury, often enlisting his friends and family to help. He was proud of, and enjoyed his work, was interested in technology, ordering new things on Amazon, and engineering his own inventions. He was a former legion member, partaking in dart tournaments and a friendly game of pool. Most of all, he cherished time with his grandchildren and loved playing golf daily with his brother Allan.
Survived and sadly missed by his children, Carmen (Piero) Benacquista, Chantal (Andrew) Steel, Cory (Jesse) Close, and Carol (Fred Mallery) Jensen; grandchildren, Michael, Maresa, Haden, Crosby, Chloë, Colten, Jaxon, Jacob, Julie, Harley, and Jack; brother, Gordon "Allan" Close; mother of his oldest children, Madge Britton; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Jack was predeceased by his son, Craig; brother, Greg; and mother of his youngest children, Claudette Richard.
Family and friends are invited to a Graveside Service on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 11 am at The Pine Hill Cemetery, Salisbury. Arrangements in care of The Salisbury Funeral Home (506-372-4800). If desired memorials to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.