John “Jack” Jennings, 76, of Dunmore, died Tuesday evening at the University of Pennsylvania after a sudden illness. He is survived by his wife, the former Marsha Games. The couple had celebrated 30 years of marriage this past December.
Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late John F., Sr. and Gertrude Yarosheski Jennings and was a graduate of the former Bishop Hannon High School in Scranton. He received his apprenticeship with I.B.E.W. and was a member for 60 years. He was currently employed with Everon for 26 years as a project manager.
He was a member of the Oak Ridge Hunting Club, a Boy Scout Master at St. Mary’s Church, Dunmore and an avid outdoorsman. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Jack’s family wishes to thank Dr. Eric Blomain and staff for all of their care and compassion.
Also surviving are daughters; Nancy Riccardo and husband Rocco, Scranton, Debbie Nystrand and husband Doug, Lake Ariel and Mary Jennings Blaker and husband Chris, Scranton. Sons; John Jennings, Scranton, Gary McIntyre and wife Karen, N. Abington Township and David McIntyre and wife Kirsten, Scranton. Sisters; Patt Kapp and husband Raymond, Middeltown, NY and Cindy Pace and husband Tony, Williamstown, New Jersey. Eighteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by a daughter; Yvonne Jennings. A sister; Mary Lou Jennings and brothers; Thomas and Paul Jennings.
Friends may call Saturday from 3-6pm at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St. Dunmore.
Interment is private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter,967 Griffin Pond Rd, South Abington Township, Pa 18411.
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