PRENTISVALE - Jack A. Darrin, 82, of Prentisvale Road, Eldred, passed away Sunday (May 18, 2014) at Veteran's Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y.
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Born March 8, 1932, in Ceres, Pa., he was a son of David Travis and Lena Campbell Darrin.
Jack had attended the Eldred Township School. He had resided in Missouri and Michigan before moving back to Eldred.
Mr. Darrin had served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant in Germany and Australia during the Korean War. Prior to his military service, he was employed as a logger with his father. He was then employed as a security guard for Pinkerton's at Dresser Manufacturing in Bradford for many years prior to his retirement.
He was a member of the Eldred Senior Center and had attended the Lighthouse Community Free Methodist Church. Jack enjoyed family genealogy and dancing.
Surviving are two sons, Jack Darrin Jr. of Eldred and Alan (Cathy) Darrin of Bradford; a daughter, Janice (Rick) Stanton of Portville, N.Y.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Donna Tsepelis of Bradford and Dawn (Lou) Calebrese of Bradford. He is also survived by several stepchildren and stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Howard, Hilbert, Richard and Nelson Darrin; and three sisters, Virginia Warden, his twin June Walker and Georgia Lee Darrin.
Friends may call Thursday at the Frame Funeral Home in Eldred from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at which time a memorial service will be held with the Rev. Glenn Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Eldred. Military honors will be presented after the funeral.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of a donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com.
Frame Funeral Home
230 Main Street Eldred, PA 16731
Published in The Bradford Era from May 20 to May 28, 2014