With heavy hearts we announce the passing of James Jordan Lovell of Charing Cross, on June 3rd 2020, at the age of 79. He was born in Chatham, the son of late Steve and Lettie Lovell. Loving husband of Gale Elizabeth Lovell for 56 years. Loving Father of Tracy Catherine Mandeno and husband Todd, Jamie Scott Lovell and partner Stacey Dawn Tucker and her daughter Rachael of Ajax. He will be deeply missed by grandchildren Ashely Lawrence of Calgary, Tabitha Jennings, Tiffany Lovell (Jordan Lesy) of Chatham and Jamie Lee Lovell (Fayth) of Ajax.
Great grandfather of Ella Bentson of Calgary, Alice Rivers of Ajax and Tyson D’Ornellas of Ajax.
He worked at International Harvester, while farming with his father, then became an experienced DZ/AZ truck driver for many years making Canadian and USA runs, until he was forced to retire due to medical problems.
Many thanks to the VON Palliative Care program and the many supportive people that cared for him, and an extra thanks to Nurse Sue Arnold for all the special care she gave to Jim and his family.
Donations to The Chatham Kent Hospice would be appreciated. For Jim’s love and care of his 3 precious cats, donations to local animal care groups would also be appreciated.
After the cremation a Celebration of Life will be held at a future date and time.