Remembering Jack

Jack McFarland – proud Riley; Dieppe vet; Hamilton police officer; father, grandfather, great-grandfather  – was remembered at a special service Monday. His service to his country, and later his city, was honoured by hundreds who attended. R.I.P., Jack. – Barry Gray

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Poppies made available for those who wanted them. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Poppies made available for those who wanted them. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. The honour guard standing outside.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. The honour guard standing outside. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Ken Curry, also a Dieppe vet, was flown in from B.C. by the North Wall Riders Assoc. to attend.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Ken Curry, also a Dieppe vet, was flown in from B.C. by the North Wall Riders Assoc. to attend. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Piper Sgt. Scott Balinson from the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders pipes in the casket. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Piper Sgt. Scott Balinson from the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders pipes in the casket. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Deputy Chief Eric Girt salutes Jack, a former member of Hamilton police.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Deputy Chief Eric Girt salutes Jack, a former member of Hamilton police. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Jack's son, Jack McFarland Jr., wipes his eyes while speaking about his father. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Jack’s son, Jack McFarland Jr., wipes his eyes while speaking about his father. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. RHLI and Dieppe vet Fred Engelbrecht, right, salutes during the service.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. RHLI and Dieppe vet Fred Engelbrecht, right, salutes during the service. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Folding the Canadian flag that had been draped over Jack's casket.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Folding the Canadian flag that had been draped over Jack’s casket. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. RHLI Commanding Officer Lt.-Col. Gary McQueen presents the flag to Jack McFarland Jr. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. RHLI Commanding Officer Lt.-Col. Gary McQueen presents the flag to Jack McFarland Jr. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 - Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. A final salute for Jack. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Mark McNeil

Hamilton. Ontario, Monday, February 29,2016 – Funeral for for Dieppe and RHLI vet Jack McFarland, who passed away last week. A final salute for Jack. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

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