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“Please accept my deepest sympathy to the entire Kirk family. I understand and feel your pain. Needless to say, I was shocked to learn of Jim's...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Don Janisse - Windsor, ON Canada

“Our condolences to Jim`s wife Laurie and the Kirk, Kirby Families. Although we didn`t have the priviledge of knowing him very well, Lynda, Jim`s...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Wendy Hough and Ken Petrs

“I only ever had the pleasure of meeting Jim once down at the lake at the Donatelli/ Kirk residence. Although I did not have the luxury of really...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Ben - Pitt Meadows, BC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Holly Gallagher - Thorold

“I remember how you loved our girls Sheena & Stacey. You spoiled them & they remember that. Stacey told me a story of how you did Lego McDonald...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Noreen - Mission Bc

“You are truly a great fiend and will be dearly missed. From your fist Notre Dame game to the different holidays and events we all spent together, you...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Aaron Troxell & Family - IN

“I remember one quiet Christmas Eve many winters ago, my sister Laurie and Jim came to visit. My children were young then and still eager for Santa...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Michelle Sherry - Welland

“I will always remember how touched and appreciative you were after receiving a pair of Grandpa Kirk's boxing gloves for your birthday. You will be...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Aleisha - Pitt Meadows, BC

“You were one of a kind Uncle and will never be forgotten in my heart. Love you and miss you. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sheena - Coquitlam, BC - Niece

“I'll love you and miss you forever Uncle Jim ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Stacey - Edmonton

“Dear Kirk Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and humbled...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN

James Lawrence "Jim" Kirk 54, of Indianapolis and St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, passed away March 18, 2012. Jim was born on October 31, 1957 to Lawrence and Elmira Marie (Macallum) Kirk.

Jim was owner of Can-Am Specialties in Indianapolis, which specializes in cabinet making and woodworking.

Jim touched many lives with his larger than life personality. He never met a stranger and could make a community of special friends wherever he went. His unforgettable presence will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Elmira. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Laurie (Sherry) Kirk; step-children: Robert, Thomas and Kym Ferguson; siblings: Lynda Kirby, Dale (Kim) Kirk and Larry (Noreen) Kirk; his lifelong friend, Ed (Betty-Lou) Swanson; and many other family and friends.

A memorial service celebrating Jim's life has been planned in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada for Saturday March 31, at 1pm - 86 Royal Oak Dr. St. Catharines, ON., L2N 6K8.

You are invited to go to the Guest Book page to pass along your personal message or tell a story.

-Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan