John "Jack" M. Gregan

Born: Sun., Jun. 23, 1940
Died: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Nov. 01, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Thu., Nov. 01, 2018
Location: Adams Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Nov. 02, 2018
Location: St. Stephen's United Church - Black River Bridge NB

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John “Jack” M. Gregan

      1940 – 2018

John “Jack” Mills Gregan, husband of Sharon Gregan, of Mount St. Joseph Nursing Home and formerly of Hardwicke passed away at the Miramichi Regional Hospital on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the age of 78.

Born in Hardwicke, NB on June 23, 1940, he was the son of the late Allan and A. Esther (MacRae) Gregan.  He moved to Hamilton, ON at a young age and worked at Stelco Steel for many years.  His real passion was always fishing and after moving back to Hardwicke he became a fisherman.  He was a member of the Maritime Fisherman’s Union and on the Board of Director’s for Baie-Ste-Anne Co-op.  He was a member of Myers United Church and served on the Manse Committee and as an Elder in the church.

He is survived by his wife Sharon (Woodgate) Gregan; two sons: Peter Gregan and David Gregan (Jennifer) all of Hardwicke; three grandchildren: Chloe, Abby and James; two sisters: Donna Doak of Miramichi and Margaret “Peggy” Robinson (Harold) of Moncton; two brothers: Wendell Gregan of Miramichi and James “Jimmy” Gregan (Joyce) of Hardwicke; several nieces and nephews whom he was like a father to them.  He was predeceased by his parents; brother Leigh Gregan and brother-in-law Derald Doak.

Visitation was held at Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St., Miramichi on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.  Funeral service was held on Friday, November 2, 2018 from St. Stephen’s United Church, Black River Bridge at 2pm with Rev. Charlene Maguire MacKnight officiating.  The music for the service was provided by Mr. David Mann and the Loggieville-Black River pastoral charge and the hymns were “Jesus, You Have Come to the Lakeshore”, “I See a New Heaven” and the recessional hymn was “Precious Lord, Take My Hand”.  Special music selections were “The Rose” and “Sonny’s Dream”.  The lighting of the Memory Candle was done by granddaughter Chloe Gregan and the scripture readings were read by brother Wendell Gregan and friend Brian Gardiner. 

Honorary pallbearers were Brian Gardiner, Duncan (Bo) MacDonald, Todd Murdock, Lorne Gregan, David Chapman, Lynn Gregan and Johnny Russell.  Pallbearers were Eddy Gregan, Glenn Robinson, Chris Walsh, Wendell Doak, Bill Robinson and Teddy Williston. Interment was held in the Black River Community Cemetery.

As expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Myers United Church Fund, Alzheimer Society or donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements were entrusted to Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St., Miramichi, telephone 773-3492 or messages of condolence may be sent online to

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Mark & Joyce Adams
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018

So very sorry for your loss, it is so hard to say good-bye to a parent, they were always there for us. Thoughts and prayers winging out

Anna VBarrieau Chase
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Uncle Jimmy and Joyce - I am truly for your loss.

Clarence and Lee-Anne Young
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
It is always difficult to accept when a loved one reaches the end of their life here on earth, but his memory will always live in your hearts.
Sincere Condolences to each and every member of the "Gregan family" and especially to our dear friend Wendell.
May Jack Rest in Peace!

Anthony W.J. McLean
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
To the family of the late Mr. John "Jack" M. Gregan

I am so sorry, sad and shocked to hear of the passing of John "Jack".

Thinking of you all at this time of loss in all my thoughts, love, blessings and prayers.

Sincerely, Anthony W.J. McLean

Crystal Thompson
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and yours at this time.Jack always had something funny to say every time he came into the office or a great treat of something. Thinking of you all.


David and Raymonde Cleveland
   Posted Tue October 30, 2018
Fond memories of visiting with you and Jack, Sharon. He will live on in those thoughts.

laureen buckley
   Posted Tue October 30, 2018
Heartfelt condolences and prayers to Jimmy and Joyce.

Judy Donnelly
   Posted Tue October 30, 2018
Dear Sharon and Family,
I will be thinking of you as you celebrate the life of a kind and gentle man,Jack Gregan. He was a special person to many. It was a privilege to have known him. May he rest in peace.
I am out of town but I will visit you soon.
My deepest sympathy.
Judy Donnelly

Judy Donnelly
   Posted Tue October 30, 2018
Dear Chloe,Abby and James,
I am so sorry you have lost your PA. I know how much you loved him and he loved you to.
My sympathy and love to each of you.
Judy Donnelly

Jean and Jim O'Donnell
   Posted Wed October 31, 2018
Very sorry to learn of Jackie's passing. Our condolences to the family and our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Robert and Carol Mckinnon
   Posted Thu November 01, 2018
Please except our Condolence on your loss. Wendell was so great to our mother I am sure Jack was the same kind person.

Floyd and Eleanor Geldart
   Posted Thu November 01, 2018
Sorry to hear about your brother. Think of you often .

Alton and Roberta Glendenning
   Posted Thu November 01, 2018
Our condolences to Jackie’s family and friends.

Lori Ann & Paul Burns
   Posted Fri November 02, 2018
Extending sympathy to Wendell and family at this time of sorrow,

Elizabeth Seaman
   Posted Sat November 03, 2018

Gregan Family: Sorry for your loss. RIP.

Jo-Anne Holland
   Posted Sat November 03, 2018
My deepest condolences to Peter and David and Jennifer

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