Jacob Lavalle

Jacob Lavalle

February 15, 1948 to February 16, 2016


It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Jacob Albert Lavalle, known as Jack, on February 16, 2016.

Born in Vancouver on February 15, 1948 to Mother, Jeanette Marcus and Father, Robert Lavalle. Jack had two brothers, Robert Lavalle, Ottawa, Ontario and Eduard Lavalle, Vancouver, BC.

Jack married his wife, Brenda (nee Grasby) in 1966 and had two children, Nicole Kokoska, Mission BC and Ken Lavalle, Grande Prairie, AB.

Jack resided in Coquitlam, before moving to Kitimat with his young family where they enjoyed snowmobiling, softball and life in Cablecar subdivision before moving to Terrace. Jack and Brenda lived at Lakelse Lake where people gathered and enjoyed the water sports and beachfront. Eventually, returning to the lower mainland of BC where Brenda and he were building their retirement home in Mission.

He is sadly and profoundly missed by his wife, children, their spouses Dean (Nicole) and Alison (Ken), five grandchildren Spencer Hudson, Madison and Kennedy Kokoska, Nola and Gemma Lavalle and niece Natalie who was like a daughter to Jack.

You gave us the roots to grow strong and the branches to reach for our dreams. Your love will guide us always and we will forever have you in our hearts.

A celebration of life will be held for our beloved Husband and Father in the summer of 2016 at the then completed home he was not able to see finished.