John Michael Jeckot
AGE: 39 • Collingswood
On January 20, 2013 of Collingswood, NJ, age 39. He is the beloved husband of Nancy C. (nee Lee), devoted father of Anna and Isabel, loving son of Jack and Christine Jeckot and dear grandson of Patricia Bennett. He is also survived by his sister Elizabeth Lee, his brother Christopher Jeckot, and his brother-in-law Warren Finch (Winnie). He cherished his nephews Austin and Jackson, his niece Zoe and nephew Max and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.
John will be remembered for how he always took time to help others. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in the 94th Fighter Squadron stationed at Langley Air Force Base. He also did a tour of duty in Jordan and Saudi Arabia. John was a member of the X-Runner Underground. He enjoyed upgrading his pick-up, sharing his knowledge of the planets and stars, and was an avid fan of the Flyers. As a talented drummer he listened to and played along with heavy metal music. He was known to use his quick wit and humor to make people laugh. Most importantly, John always remarked how much he loved "his girls".
Relatives and friends are invited to meet Friday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 PM and again Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the CRERAN FUNERAL HOME, 400 WHITE HORSE PIKE, OAKLYN, NJ. John's funeral service will be held 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of his family. An Educational Fund for John's children has been set up at PNC Bank. Contributions may be made at any PNC branch under the name of M. Christine Jeckot. (www.creranfh.com)
Published in Courier-Post from Jan. 23 to Jan. 25, 2013