John F. McCabe, JR.
John “Jack” F. McCabe, Jr., 89, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in Burlington. He was born in Colchester, VT, November 20, 1929 to John F. and Eleanor (Gero) McCabe, Sr.
Jack attended schools in Jericho and proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. On February 19, 1955 Jack married Claire M. Tomasello who survives him. They made many happy memories during their 64 years together.
Jack worked at New England Telephone for many years.
Left to cherish Jack’s memory are his wife Claire; his 6 children, Paul (Debbie) McCabe, Nancy (Ken) Mongeon, Julie (Phil) Abair, Kevin McCabe, Patricia (Kelly) Hardy, and Coco (Tom) Dwinell, his sister-in-law Linda Tomasello, 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, and very special friends Ron and Millie Buxton.
In addition to his parents, Jack was predeceased by his granddaughter Amy Henry.
In accordance with Jack’s wishes, there will be no visiting hours. A service will be private and at the convenience of the family. To honor Jack’s memory, please consider a donation to the McClure-Miller Respite House, 3113 Roosevelt Highway, Colchester, VT 05446.
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