Waterford - John "Jack" M. Driscoll Jr., 85, of Brockett Road, Niantic, formerly of Pautipaug Hill Road, died at the Bayview Health Care Center of Waterford. |
Jack was born in Norwich, on Jan. 3, 1928, son of John M. and Loretta Driscoll Sr. He was a part owner along with his sister, Anne and brother, Paul of Driscoll's Dairy in Yantic, most of his life. After the dairy farm, Jack continued to work for Town and Country Greenhouse in Preston. He was a life member of the Willimantic Lodge of Elks #1311 and a member of the Franklin Lions Club.
On Sept. 1, 1952, he was united in marriage to Emma Remondi. Mrs. Driscoll survives her husband of 60 years.
In addition to his wife, Jack is survived by his daughters, Judith Driscoll and her husband, Bruce Carta, of Raleigh, N.C., and Deborah and her husband, Edward Artale, of Salem; a son, John M. Driscoll III and his wife, Judie, of Lyme; a brother, Paul Driscoll of Franklin; three sisters, Anne McManus of North Franklin, Margaret Foley of Norwich, and Irene Tanner of West Hartford; three grandsons, Stephen Artale and his wife, Erin, of Groton, Jackson Driscoll and Joel Driscoll of Lyme.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at St. Mary's Church in Norwich, meeting directly at the church. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Cummings-Gagne Funeral Home, 82 Cliff St., Norwich. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
, 19 Ohio Ave., Norwich, CT 06360.
To view an online obituary, share a condolence with the family, or to light a candle, please visit www.cummings-gagnefh.com
Published in The Day on Jan. 15, 2013