February 21, 1923 ~ April 6, 2017
John 'Jack' Jackewicz, age 94, passed away April 6, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, on February 21, 1923, a son of the late Michael and Mary Klamque Jackewicz. Jack was the widower of Margaret 'Peggy' Kilkenny Jackewicz. Father of Kathleen Johnson, Laura Jackewicz, and Mary (Mike) Prescott. Grandfather of Curran and Kendall Johnson, and Michael (Laura), Matthew, and Marc Prescott; brother of Sylvia Nitsch, Molly Johnson, Catherine Waddle, and the late William Jackewicz, brother-in-law of Gail Jackewicz. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews he was very fond of. Jack was a U.S. Navy Veteran who served in WWII and a retiree of Hartford-New Haven-New York Railroad, Fruit Growers Express. After an early retirement, he was also employed by the Stop & Shop Warehouse in North Haven. He was an avid fisherman, a member of the 55+ Club at Blessed Sacrament Church, and was very active at the Village at Mariner's Point, where he resided. Jack was a gentleman and a sweetheart who was loved by all who knew him. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in Blessed Sacrament Church, 321 Circular Ave., Hamden on Monday, April 10, 2017, at 11 AM, followed by burial with Military Honors in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jack's memory may be made to The Village at Mariner's Point, 111 South Shore Drive, Attn: Staff Fund, East Haven, CT 06512. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.