John F. French, age 79, of Cohasset and Hull, passed away suddenly Nov. 20, 2013, after battling with Parkinsons Disease for over 25 years. He was the beloved husband of Elaine H. (Kulturides); and loving father of Darlene A. French of Hull and Christine French-Finch of Hull; brother of Wayne French of Texas, and the late Dorothy French and Sharon French; brother-in-law of Peter Kulturides and Louis Kulturides; grandfather of James Finch of Hull and Nina Finch of Hull. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. French was a veteran of U.S. Army. He was a member of the Teamsters Union Local 25 and worked for Stop and Shop for 20 years. A funeral was held from the McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 1 Summer St. (across from St. Anthony Church), Cohasset, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. in Nativity-Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church (Panagia), 811 Jerusalem Road, Cohasset. Visiting hours were held Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. in McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, Cohasset. Interment in High Street Cemetery, Hingham. Donations to honor John may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at South Shore Hospital, 101 Columbian St., South Weymouth, MA 02190. For an online guest book and more, please visit www.mcnamara-sparrell.com. 781-383-0200
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Published in The Cohasset Mariner from Nov. 23 to Nov. 30, 2013
McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
1 Summer Street Cohasset, MA 02025