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Apr. 26, 1929 - Nov. 18, 2012
Jack Kallop, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sunday, November 18 at the age of 83. He was born in Newark, New Jersey on April 26, 1929 to Prudence B. and Harry G. Kallop.
An avid swimmer, Jack was the state champion in the 50 Freestyle in high school. A 1951 graduate of Princeton University, Jack also served as a Marine in Korea, where he was awarded the Purple Heart.
After his service in the Marines, Jack enjoyed a distinguished 32 year career with Prudential Insurance Company in Millville, New Jersey. During his time in New Jersey, Jack participated in countless volunteer activities, including coaching girls' softball in the Vineland, NJ Ponytail League.
Jack continued to be an active community volunteer after retiring from Prudential and moving to Englewood in 1985. He was very committed to FISH of Englewood, and also served as both Senior Warden as well as a Vestryman at St. David's Episcopal Church. Jack's commitment to service in his community and his church will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Eleanor M. (Lynn) Kallop, sons Frank B. and Stephen P. Kallop, daughters Shelley L. Kallop and Dorothy K (Dottie) Tieslau, son-in-law Richard E. Tieslau, and grandchildren Justin M. Ruffini, Erica L. Kallop, Matthew K. Tieslau, Benjamin R. Tieslau, and Luke S. Tieslau.
A Viewing will be held on Friday, November 23, 2012 from 3 pm--5 pm at Farley Funeral Home, 265 South Nokomis Avenue in Venice. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 11 am at St. David's Episcopal Church, 410 S. Broadway in Englewood. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to FISH of Englewood, P.O. Box 1636, Englewood, FL 34295 or St. David's Perpetual Memorial Fund.
Published in Herald Tribune from Nov. 21 to Nov. 22, 2012