Jan Gullberg

Jan Eric Gullberg

1929 - 2021

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Obituary of Jan Eric Gullberg


Peacefully passed away at the KHSC, Kingston General Hospital, on Sunday, May 9, 2021, at the age of 91.  Jan, beloved husband of 56 years to the late Glenda Gullberg (2015).  Loving father of Colin and his wife Jessica of Taiwan and Jeffrey and his wife Lorraine of Toronto, and proud grandfather of Vance and James.  Jan is also survived by his family in Sweden, where Jan was born, and his many friends.


Jan was an accomplished musician and played 1st clarinet for many bands in the Armed Forces including Cdn Guard Band, Lands RCR Band, Norad Band and Vimy Band. He also loved to entertain and loved telling jokes.  He brought smiles to everyone he met within his life.  He will be missed.


In keeping with Jan’s wishes, a memorial service celebrating his life will be held in the chapel of the James Reid Funeral Home, on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 10:00 am. Everyone is invited to attend the service from the comfort and safety of their own home, please click here to join the livestream. For those who wish, donations in Jan’s memory may be to U.H.K.F. (Palliative care at KGH). 




Memorial Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday, May 13, 2021
James Reid Funeral Home Chapel
1900 John Counter Blvd.
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Chapel service followed by entombment of the urn