John P. (Jack) Crimmins
Jack Crimmins of Tupper Lake, NY died November 9, 2005 at the Blossom Health Care Center in Rochester. Until last month, Jack had been cared for at the Mercy Heathcare Center in Tupper Lake. Burial and a memorial service will take place at the National Cemetery in Saratoga Springs on November 25th.
Jack was born in 1919 in Worcester, MA. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Massachusetts. Jack was married to Molly Sullivan in 1944 at Fort Devens, MA. Jack and Molly were married for 61 years when she died on May 9, 2005. Jack served in the U.S. Army on active duty from 1941 until 1945, serving in Europe, and in the Army Reserves, retiring as a Major with 25 years of service.
He and Molly moved to Tupper Lake in 1983 from Pound Ridge, NY. Jack was an avid skier and a member of the Tupper Lake Ambulance Squad for many years.
Jack is survived by his seven children: four daughters and their spouses, Eileen Crimmins and Richard Easterlin of Pasadena, CA and Tupper Lake, Sheila Hunter and her husband John of Amherst, MA, Peggy McNamara and her husband John of Rochester, and Sally Villela and her husband Paulo of Albany; three sons and their spouses, Dennis Crimmins and his wife Jane of Plymouth, MA, Daniel Crimmins and his wife Jaynie of Cold Spring, and John Crimmins Jr. and his wife Sandra of Memphis, TN; nineteen grandchildren, including Rebecca and Brian Crimmins of Cold Spring, and two greatgrandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, Attn: Mary Ann Sprinkle, 1501 NW 9th Ave., Bob Hope Road, Miami, Florida 33136-1494.