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John Drumm Jr.


1928 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
John Drumm Jr. Obituary
John H.

Drumm Jr.

1928 - 2015 GREAT BARRINGTON John H. Drumm Jr. 86, died Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Great Barrington Health Care in Great Barrington. John was born on November 6, 1928 in Pensacola FL, son of John H. Sr. and Ida (Dewkett) Drumm. John attended the Alford Primary school for eight years then attended the former Searles High School. For most of his life John worked in landscaping and lawn care. John worked as a farm hand on The Great Pine Dairy, Alford Road, Gt. Barrington where his father, John H. Sr. was the Dairy Farm manager. The farm and estate were owned by the Blodgett Family until the land was given to the current owners, Simon's Rock College. John also worked many years on the Blodgett estate caring for many exotic birds and tropical fish kept on the grounds near the main house. As a young man John participated in the 4-H Club of Alford, MA, later in life he enjoyed playing cards at the Alford Town Hall. He enjoyed picture puzzles and watching game shows on TV. He also enjoyed reading as a young man, mostly Western novels. He enjoyed attending the Great Barrington Fair and Horse Show, which for years were held every September at the Fair Grounds on South Main Street. John was a quiet, sensitive, and gentle man. John is survived by three sisters, Ruth E. Verones of Alford, Eunice F. Anson of Gt. Barrington and Kathleen M. Potash of Great Barrington, five nieces, seven nephews, one great nephew and 10 great-nieces. John was predeceased by his brother, Arnold Drumm. In keeping with John's wishes all services were private. BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington MA 01230 entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be made through : birchesroyfuneralservices.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 15, 2015
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