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John W. DeLappe

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John "Jack" W. DeLappe of Quincy, passed away Jan. 10, 2014. Beloved husband of 58 years to the late Katherine (Heffernan) DeLappe, he was the loving father of Susan DeLappe of Quincy, John DeLappe of Coral Gables Florida and Leslie DeLappe-Lally of Weymouth and the late Christopher DeLappe. Jack was the cherished grandfather to David and Rachel Lally of Weymouth, and Nicolette and John Michael DeLappe of Coral Gables, Fla. Born in Boston, he was a graduate of Roxbury Memorial High School. Jack was a resident of Quincy for 60 years. Jack was a member of the "Greatest Generation" and a Navy veteran of World War II who proudly served his country and received his honorable discharge in 1946. He worked for the Boston Quartermaster Depot and then 41 years with the United States Postal Service. He was a lifelong member of the NALC Branch 34 Boston. Jack loved history and enjoyed traveling. At Jack's request, services are private. Burial in Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston. For those who wish, donations in Jack's memory may be made to St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. See www.Keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.

Published in The Patriot Ledger from Jan. 13 to Jan. 14, 2014
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