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Palmer, John H.
John H. Palmer, 89, of North Andover, MA, formerly of New Milford, CT, passed away peacefully at home on July 7, 2015. Born in New York City to the late William P. and Marjorie B. Palmer. Beloved husband of the late Anne (Hulick) Palmer. Brother of William P. Palmer, Jr. and his wife Ethel of Danbury, CT. Predeceased by his brother David B. Palmer and his wife Elna. Loving father of Stephen and his wife Kate of Middleton, MA, Thomas and his wife Linda of Milton, MA, and Aline (Palmer) Reynders and her husband Mark of Simi Valley, CA. Dear Granddad of Scott, Craig, Emily, Elizabeth, Nathan, and Stephen. Jack graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard University (AB '47, MS '50), and he served in the Navy during World War II. He spent his career at IBM, where he worked on the development of some of its earliest computers. In his free time, Jack enjoyed sailing, music, math puzzles and reading, especially the works of P.G. Wodehouse. A memorial service celebrating Jack's life will be held on Saturday, August 29 at 11 am at St. John's Episcopal Church, New Milford, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jack's memory may be made to the Animal Welfare Society, Inc., 8 Dodd Road, New Milford, CT 06776 or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163.

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Published in New Milford Spectrum & Danbury News Times from Jul. 16 to Jul. 24, 2015.
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July 23, 2015
A dear, dear man who was a friend of our parents. Definitely a true gentleman. Our deepest sympathy.
Terry & Michael Johnson
July 22, 2015
I always felt that if my husband had lived longer, he would have been just like Jack. A gentleman of the old order. Bless him.
G. Kent
July 19, 2015
I knew Jack for years working at Dr. Filberts office where he was a patient and a good friend. He was a wonderful caring gentleman, always greeting me with a sincere smile. He will be missed. Fondly, Vicki
Vicki Luczak
July 17, 2015
One of the most amazing people I have met in my life! Wish I had met him sooner! RIP my friend love you Jack! Tom & Lori Adams
July 17, 2015
Mr. Palmer, what a contribution you made to society & to the world-at-large. Thank you. I have had the pleasure of associating with your daughter, Aline. She is a STELLAR human being. Once again, thank you. May you be celebrating & feasting in heaven wuth all of your loved ones & with our Heavenly Father & with Jesus, our Brother & Savior.
Deidre Fisher
July 17, 2015
We hope to join you. In the meantime, sending our love and prayers.
Alex Pepler
July 17, 2015
I'm so sorry to learn of Jack's passing. He was a true gentleman to all and a loved friend. God now has him in his care and will forever take care of him.
Linda DeFazio
July 17, 2015
I am sorry for your loss. May prayer comfort you.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray constantly."
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