HECKER, JACK, 1938-2023
Loving brother, husband, father, and grandfather, leaves behind a rich legacy of personal and professional success. Grieving are his wife Ronda Pinsky, children Jeff (Sarah) and Richard (Gemma), of Toronto. Jack was grandfather to Leah, brother to the late Sydney and Rik of California, Irwin of Maryland, and Harvey and Sheila of Toronto and “Zaidy” to Ronda’s Cleveland children Basya and Marla and their children. He will be remembered for his dedication to family and his gentle disposition. Born in Toronto to Harry and Sally Hecker, he thrived despite losing his father at age 8. He attended Harbord Collegiate and trained as a CPA, receiving top grades. In his career he combined his expertise in accounting and technology and shepherded many companies through the revolutionary shift into computerized accounting, holding senior roles at global firms. Jack was a lifelong amateur magician, serious sushi chef, and crafter of amazing lemon meringue pie. Funeral service to be held at Steeles Memorial Chapel Sunday May 28th, 10:30am, with a livestream available through https://smclive.ca/
Shiva will be held at 24 Grant Street, following the interment until 6 pm Sunday.
On Monday May 29th and Tuesday May 30th, visitation will be 12-3pm and 7-9pm.
Donations in Jack’s memory may be made to the XLID98 Foundation at https://www.xlid98.org/