MWO John “Jack” Hayes, CD (Ret’d)

    • MWO John “Jack” Hayes, CD (Ret’d)
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    We regret to advise of the death of Master Warrant Officer John “Jack” Hayes, CD (Ret’d) of Ottawa, ON on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at the age of 78 following a brief stay in hospital. 

    Jack was a Stationary Engineer (Mechanical Systems Technician) who served his country in the Royal Canadian Navy (1957-1962), Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Military Engineers (1963-1980). He served across Canada and in Germany. After taking his release from the Canadian Forces in 1980 Jack served as a Federal Government Public Servant with Natural Resources Canada (1980-1995).

    A celebration of Jack's life will be held at Beechwood Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Services, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, on Wednesday, 17 April 2019. Public visitation is at 9:30 am with the service at 11:00 am and interment at 12:00 pm in the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces, followed by an on-site reception. 

    Donations to Prostate Cancer Canada ( in the memory of Jack are welcome. Online condolences can be sent to