Jack Davies, founder of Davies Auto Electric Ltd., in Mississauga, Ont., former president of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada, and recipient of the association’s Distinguished Service Award, passed away Saturday, April 2 at 78. Davies passed away after a five year battle with cancer. Davies, who was an active member of his church and gave freely of his time to many charities, was particularly committed to his work as a volunteer at the Scott Mission and the Sleeping Children Around the World charity, which resulted in six trips for the cause to India. Over the years, Davies service as an ambassador for the automotive aftermarket through his continued involvement in industry events and organizations. Friends may call at the Turner & Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, Ont., (Hwy. 10 north of the QEW) on Monday April 4 and Tuesday April 5 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service is to be held at St. Philip’s Lutheran Church, 61 West Deane Park Drive, Etobicoke, Wednesday April 6, at 10:00 a.m. In memoriam donations may be made to the Scott Mission, Sleeping Children Around the World, or the Global Hunger and Development Appeal, c/o St. Philip’s Lutheran Church.