Major John J. "Jack" Egan
Fort Myers, FL and Surry, ME: Major John J. "Jack" Egan, 90, formerly of Stoneham, MA, died October 6, 2010 at Main Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth, ME.
Major Egan was the husband of the late Eva (Theriault) Egan, and father of Gail Eddy and her husband David of Newton Center, MA; son, John J. Egan, 111 and his wife Paula of Wakefield, MA; and grandfather to Sarah, Kamryn, Nicole, and Jonathan.
He was born in Manchester, England on August 23, 1920, and was the son of the late John and Mary Ellen Egan, and the brother of the late Mary Flood. During the war he served in Europe with the U.S. Army Air Corp, and retired in 1980 with the rank of Major. His work career spanned thirty years, and he retired in 1978 as Vice-President of Sales for Servomation.
In addition to two children and their families from his first marriage, he is survived by his wife Virginia Booth; five stepchildren and their spouses, eight grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Friends are invited to the funeral Mass on Saturday, October 9th, at 1:00 p.m., at St. Florence Church in Wakefield, MA.
Interment to follow at Forest Glade Cemetery. At the family's request there will be no calling hours.
Arrangements by Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill, MA. Donations in his memory may be made to the charity of donor's choice.