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“Our deepest sympathy to Jacks family. My family and I got to know Jack briefly while he shared a room with my father at Bear Hill . During that short...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Debby Deliago,Paicos - Andover, MA

“Jack was the best kind of friend anyone could ever have. When he was your friend, it was forever. I am so glad to have met him and had him in my life...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Sharman Brown - Landover, MD

“It took me some time to understand why Jack was so special person. Anybody who ever met him, would immediately understand it. He was so...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Artur Grajek - Gdansk - Friend

“To the family, I'am with you all in your loss of Jack - a wonderful brother , uncle, son and friend to so many . I loved him and will miss him, see...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Ann Delmarsh - Middeton, MA

“I met wonderful Jack at my first real job from college. At the then called Data Resources 43 years ago. We have kept in touch on and off over the...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Roberta Leonard - Plymouth, MA

“My dear Jackie ❤. Friend just doesn't express it. I met you and we became friends when I was 6 years old with both of us living living on...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Carol (Parolski) Ligan - MA

“Jack was the funniest person I know. He was quick with a joke to make you laugh and feel better. Going to miss him. ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Marcel Bpogosian - Watertown, MA

“What a fabulous guy Jackie was. Never without a joke or a big smile. God rest your soul Jackie - be at peace. ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Linda (Parolski) Peterson - Acton, ME

“Jack the funniest guy I knew farewell my friend .....you are now in Gods care...give charl a big hug for me we will miss your wonderful heart ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“He was not only a cousin, but a very special friend. Fun person with a great sense of humor. I will miss him terribly. The only thing that's okay,...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Jackie McCarthy - St. Petersburg, FL

“Jack my beloved friend, you have impacted many lives with your unique way of making people happy! my family (your family) from Guatemala, and other...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Otto Llamas - Quincy, MA - Friend

“Who would have not loved Jack? He was the funniest, goofiest, but kind, loving, caring co-worker and a great friend that I ever had. No more goofy...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Duyen Phan - Washington DC, DC

“Jackie and I grew up on Sweetser St from the time I was 6. He was a great friend and the funniest person I know. Many years ago my husband and I...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Jean Parolski Dickinson - Beverly, MA

“I met Jack when being on my first business trip to the Lexington office which I was visiting quite often later on. Very quickly he became a friend of...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Grzegorz M - Gdansk - Friend

“I had known Jack since our DRI days in Lexington. Although Jack and I worked in different departments, we were all part of what was once a small...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Frank SanFilippo - Stoneham, MA

“A wonderful family friend who will be greatly missed. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Joanne and David - Venice, FL

“I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. He was a wonderful witty man and I enjoyed his quick sense of humor. He will be missed by many....Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Carol Hubbard - Wakefield, MA

“We're going to miss Uncle Jack so much. He was kind, generous, and so funny. My kids will always remember him as the uncle with the dentures. Rest In...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Jenni Corcoran - Mission Viejo, CA

“Our world will never be the same without Jack, but his spirit of life and love will continue forever. We will miss him beyond words. We were so...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Jimmy and Shari Matthews - MA

“Hay, Jack,Chris and I are just going to remember that fabulous birthday party.Jill and Chris Probyn ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: Jill Thompson - Charlestown, MA

“Jack brought so many smiles to a lot of people. I used to work with Jack and then later he quickly became a friend of the family. Always there...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Janet Penney - Derry, NH - Friend


John F. "Jack" Howard, 77 of Reading formerly of Wakefield died peacefully Sunday April 2, at the Bear Hill Nursing Center surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Malden, on February 22, 1940 he was the son of the late Francis and Mary (Paon) Howard.

Jack was a graduate of Wakefield High School class of 1957. He was a member of St. Joseph Church. Jack was retired from the Human Resource Department at Global Insight of Lexington. In his spare time he loved to travel to various places.

Jack was the brother of Michael Howard and wife Denise of Malden, Karen Corcoran and husband Lou of Wakefield, and Maureen Wargo and her late husband Francis of Wilmington. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., on Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. For obit/guestbook, mcdonaldfs.com