John Berlin “Jack” Osborne

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Osborne, John Berlin “Jack” – Age 76 of Dutch Settlement and formerly of Enfield, passed away December 11, 2017. Jack left us as he lived his life, quietly and gently. Born in Halifax, he was the eldest son of the late Mary Ellen “Mae” Isenor (Osborne).

Jack grew up in Enfield, residing with his grandmother, Blanche, Uncle Harold, Aunt Elsie and their children. He moved to Dutch Settlement in 1982 to reside with his mother, Mae, until her passing, and remained there until his death.

Jack entered the work force at an early age in the autobody industry. He started his career at E.D. Horne’s garage in Enfield and later with Clarke’s Autobody. In his early years, he enjoyed hunting and the outdoors. He loved to play cards, listen to country music, watch wrestling and enjoyed the odd pint of beer. He was a kind and gentle soul who never had a bad word to say about anyone or anything. Although Jack’s health was failing, whenever you asked him how he was feeling, he would always say Number One! Number One!

Jack is survived by brothers, Graham (Dianne), Gregory (Paula), John (Isabel), Laurie (Jeannette); sisters, Sandra Rogers, Sonja Isenor, Judy (Karl); sister-in-law, Margaret; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Jack was predeceased by his brother, Constable Royce Isenor; brothers-in-law, Philip Rogers and Marven Isenor.

Funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 15, in St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Enfield, Father Michael Walsh officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Constable Royce Isenor Memorial Scholarship Fund, Box 20061, Brunswick Square, Saint John, NB E2L 5B2, or at

We would like to extend a special thank you to all of Jack’s compassionate caregivers.

Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.

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