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It is with great sorrow that we announce the unexpected passing of Jack Obiala on December 1, 2022, peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Center at the age of 74.

Beloved husband to Donna for 50 wonderful years. Will be missed by his sister Mary (Arthur) and their family as well as his sisters-in-law Urszula (Walter) and Teresa (late Arek) and their families. Dear son-in-law to Ludwika. Will be sorely missed by all his friends and extended family.

Jack was born in Warsaw Poland in 1948 where he went to University to become a veterinarian. He met the love of his life Donna and they immigrated to Canada in 1977 where he eventually started his own painting business, Jack Obiala’s Painting.

Resting at Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon St, Guelph, cremation has taken place. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Church, 409 Paisley Rd, Guelph at 10:00am. Reception to be held at the church following the service.

As expressions of sympathy donations to St. Joseph’s Health Centre would be appreciated by the family. Donations can be made by cash or cheque at the funeral home or online following the link below the obituary at