Jack Chaplin Densmore

11/03/2003 - 09/12/2021


Obituary For Jack Chaplin Densmore

November 3rd, 2003 – September 12th, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of Jack Chaplin Densmore. After a long battle with mental health issues and despite efforts to ease his suffering by family, friends, and healthcare professionals, Jack succumbed to his illness at the age of 17.

He is survived by his parents Sarah and Matt, sisters Emme and Zoe, and grandparents Jan and Wayne Densmore, Kim MacKenzie and Rob Nash, Barry and Judy MacKenzie, and a large extended family that includes many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A memorial for Jack will be held on Friday, September 24th at 11am at the Woodlawn Library in Dartmouth followed by a small reception and interment at Dartmouth Memorial Gardens from 1pm-5pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating is limited at the library and attendees will be notified prior to the event. For those unable to attend the memorial, the interment is open to the general public and starts at 1pm.

As an aspiring writer and a lover of books, Jack would encourage donations be made to the Halifax Public Library at

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  • To the Densmore family, Our heartfelt condolences to your family. Rest in Peace Jack. Karen and Glenn Bonnar

  • Sarah, Matt & Family - Words cannot express how sorry I am to hear of the loss of your beloved son. His spirit will live on in you both as well as your two beautiful daughters. May he Rest In Peace and may peace find its way to your broken hearts in time.

  • Matt, Sarah and family, there are no words. All I can say is condolences and I wish as much peace and love as I can for you all.

  • Sarah & family - I am so deeply sorry to hear of this news. May you find peace. Sending you love.

  • Sarah, Matt and family, My heart aches for all of you and I am sending my deepest condolences 🙏. May you all find peace in the days ahead. Sincerely, Danielle (Maynes) Bonnar

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