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TALCOTT, John G. Jr.

John G. Talcott, Jr. of Plymouth and Boca Raton, FL. Passed away at his home in Plymouth on May 27, at the age of 105. He leaves his son John G Talcott III of Talcottville, CT; his daughter Rosemary Parks of Plymouth, 7 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. He was the husband of the late Katherine (Scott) and Rosalin (Voshell). John was born in Talcottville (Vernon) CT. Feb. 26, 1908, the son of John G. and Florence (White) Talcott. John was educated at Deerfield Academy and Yale University from which he graduated from in 1935 with an AB Degree. John served 9 years on the Vernon, Ct. Board of Education 4 years as Chairman. Served for 5 years as Deputy Chief of Co. #3 Vernon, CT Fire Department. Former Trustee and Incorporator of Springfield College in Springfield, MA. John served in the U.S. Army during WWII and attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant in Overseas Supply Division. Former President of Massachusetts Society for Aiding Discharged Prisoners, founding member of Intercessors of America. John was A Trustee Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Hamilton, MA since 1971. John was trustee and served on may boards in Plymouth, Founder of Plymouth Rock Foundation, Trustee Fellow and former President of the Pilgrim Society, Chairman of the Plymouth 350th Anniversary Committee, Chairman of the Bi-Centennial Commission, which erected the Bronze Statue of Governor William Bradford, November 25, 1970, Co-Chairman of the 100th Anniversary Committee for the Dedication of the Forefathers Monument in 1989. John was a member of the Old Colony Club since 1970, former director of Ocean Spray Cranberry Co. in 1987 and he was a Mayflower Descendent back to John Chilton. He was also a member of The Park Street Church in Boston.
Visiting hours will be held at the Richard Davis Funeral Home 373 Court St. (Rte. 3A) N. Plymouth on Friday May 31, from 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. Burial will be Private in Mt. Hope Cemetery Talcotttville, CT. A memorial service will be held at the Church of the Pilgrimage, Town Square Plymouth, will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations in John's memory may be made to The Plymouth Rock Foundation, 1120 Long Pond Road, Plymouth, MA 02360 On-line condolences may be made at

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Published in Hartford Courant on May 29, 2013.
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February 21, 2014
I was sorry to hear of John's death. His influence in the Palermo community for the gospel of Jesus Christ still lives on today. I was blessed to have met him and am thankful for the knowledge that he is with out Lord and Savior,Jesus Christ.
Edward Hatch
June 1, 2013
George and Coby Kitchin
May God's peace and comfort, as only He can give, be with you all during the days ahead. May you sense His presence and take joy in the fact that you will see him again. Jack was a solid-as-a-rock Christian man who made it his business to reflect Christ in all he did. We are blessed to have known him.
May 30, 2013
My deepest and sincerest sympathies to John's family for your loss.
I met John five years ago and was left with a beautiful impression of a wonderful man at our first meeting. I will always remember his bright blue eyes and his endless smile.
I will miss seeing you John. You will never be forgotten.
I know you are in Heaven with God's angels. Rest in peace my dear friend. Thank you for the honor or knowing you.
God Bless You.
Susan Brown
May 30, 2013
My sincerest sympathies to John's family.
I had the pleasure of meeting John five years ago.
At first meeting he left a beautiful impression on me. His smiling blue eyes. His endless smile. Always a kind word. A gentlemen in the truest sense of the word. I will miss seeing you John. I know you are in Heaven with all Gods angels. Rest in peace my dear friend. You shall never be forgotten. God Bless You.
Susan Brown
May 30, 2013
Jack's life inspired the best -- duty, honor, faith, and friendship. He demonstrated how to "do justly, love mercy, and walk humbly". We are blessed to have shared time with him.
John and Caroleq Adams
May 30, 2013
God bless you, and thank you, Sir...Rest in peace.
Jane Dowling
May 29, 2013
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Talcott and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Your dad/grandfather lived a wonderful life and we feel blessed we got to meet him years ago. We hope in time all your precious memories will heal your hearts. Sincerely Patrick and Heidi Corrigan
May 29, 2013
John sorry for your loss. Miss seeing you these days.

Joe & Robin Vollaro
May 29, 2013
Always the ultimate gentleman. An honor to have known and seen him in action. God was gracious to him. Joy for him as he serves now his real Commander in Heaven.
Gail Johnson
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