NORTH HAVEN - John "Jack" Place, 82, of North Haven, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014, at the MidState Medical Center, Meriden. He was the husband of Virginia "Ginny" James Place and just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 26.
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Jack was born in Newark, N.J. on Jan. 2, 1932, son of the late John S. and Jennie VanSteenbergen Place; had worked for Western Electric for many years; was a member and past Commodore of the Pattaconk Yacht Club, Chester and the Swede Club, Deep River.
Jack leaves behind his four nieces who were like his daughters, Susan (John) Rosadini, Deborah (Gerald) Ruocco, Donna James and Eileen (Matthew) Ouellette; great-uncle of John, Kevin, Lauren and Brian Rosadini, Michelle Ruocco, Kelsey and Megan Ouellette. He was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Roger "Bud" James; and a niece, Kathryn James Baker. Also survived by Kathryn's husband, James Baker; and his beloved dachshund, Heidi.
Funeral services and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Haven, Inc. 89 Mill Road, North Haven, CT 06473.
North Haven Funeral Home, Inc.
36 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473-2309
Published in North Haven Citizen on July 11, 2014