Ron Jessome

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Ronald Thomas Jessome

November 7, 1950 – February 26, 2020

Ron Jessome – formerly of Gorrie, ON, recently of Chatham, ON – passed away suddenly on Wednesday, February 26 at 69 years of age. Ron is survived by his children Matthew and Sarah, Rachel, Kaitlyn (Justin), and his best friend Cindy Davis. Beloved Papa to granddaughters Sophie, Charlotte and Lyla. Ron was predeceased by his father Jerome Jessome. He will be dearly missed by his mother Aline Jessome, his siblings Allan and Marilyn, Michael and Mona, Elizabeth and Al, and Lorraine. He was loved by his many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and many friends. Ron especially enjoyed spending time with his little buddy, Jeremy.

Ron was a kind, friendly man with a great sense of humour and the gift of gab. He had the wonderful ability of quickly making friends wherever he went. He enjoyed reading, playing cribbage and taking in the sceneries from his RV (Ron’s Rig). He was a loyal Montreal Canadiens fan and enjoyed watching curling, football and drag racing.

As per Ron’s wishes, his body has been donated to McMaster University School of Medicine.

A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

If friends so desire, donations can be made to the Canadian Lung Association, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada, or a charity of one’s choosing.

Cheers, Ron. We love you.

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I just heard of Rons passing, so saddened to hear...I was Ron's neighbour in Gorrie for 6 yrs. Man we had plenty of laughs, he definitely was a character...I'll definitely be having a rye in his memory! My deepest sympathy!

Matt, Sarah and family so sorry to hear of your loss.

Sincere condolences to the Jessome and extended families. Thoughts are with you all. Daryll and Lee xo

I will miss you Cousin Ron. I will remember our chat on the veranda. Thank you for the laughter and the stories. Rest easy, all is well. P .S. Say hi to your dad and mine, Uncle Bernie, Uncle Gord and Aunt Marie-Paule and Aunt Odette.

Remembering Ron from Campbell Soup days, when he was always a jovial easygoing guy, who could always make you laugh. Condolences to Rons family on this great loss.

My condolences to you and the family ! Thinking of you all ❤️

I worked with Ronnie many years at Campbell Soup.Never have I met a nicer guy.I played many a game of cribbage with Ron.May he Rest in peace.

Sincere condolences to all the Jessome families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Richard and Marg Maheu

Sarah and Matt, so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and the girls during this difficult time. ❤️

Matt, Sarah and girls and Jessome family...We (the Burke's) are so sorry for your loss...Keep his memory alive and hold your memories close to your hearts..Love Aunt Linda, Greg, Geoff and families

Matt, Sarah and girls and the Jessome Family, we (the Burke's) are so sorry for your loss..Cherish all your memories, and keep him in your hearts...Love Aunt Linda, Greg, Geoff, and families.

Cindy, Matt, Sarah and family so sorry for your loss sending my condolence to you during this difficult time. Keeping all in my thoughts and prayers💕

So sorry sorry for your loss. Worked with him for many years at Campbell’s and then when he used to come into Canadian Tire we always had a good chat. Ron will definitely be missed by many.

Sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a great man that definitely helped raise three awesome kids.

I will miss his sense of humour and infectious smile. He trained me on tow motors at Campbell’s. Another family member gone to soon. My deepest condolences to all his family and friends!