John Spillane

John F "Jack" Spillane

Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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John F. “Jack” Spillane of Norfolk, formerly of Brookline died peacefully at his home on Thursday May 21, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Taunton to the late John T. and Ella Spillane, Jack was a graduate of Brookline Public Schools. Jack served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean conflict.
Jack was employed by the Town of Brookline as a Deputy Fire Chief (Ret).
Survived by his wife Helen (Curran), his four children, John (Barbara) Spillane of Medfield, Ellen Paone (Jerry) of Auburn, Catherine Rizzitano (Dominic) of Medfield and Michael of Portland, Oregon and a brother William (Loretta) of Dedham. He was predeceased by a brother Thomas of Hyannis. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Seven Grandchildren, John ( Meaghan), Matthew and Ryan Spillane, Dominic and Lauren Rizzitano , Brigitte and Conor Spillane.
No calling hours-A memorial service to be held at a later date. Interment in the Norfolk Cemetery.
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    Norfolk Cemetery
    Main & Seekonk St.
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Posted at 09:20am
Dear John , Billy, and the entire Spillane Family, Please accept my most sincere condolences on the passing of this very good man and "Firefighters Firefighter(A Jakes Jake)..I admired this man for his integrity and balance toward his principles. When I saw how D/C MacInerney respected this man , I knew then it was not just me. He was his own man and a fine example of what a leader should;ld be. Thank you, Deputy for your many kindnesses and leadership towards meI did not become a Dr., Jack but a better Firefighter because of you. Rest in well-deserved peace and thank you for your service to this great country and the "Job".Semper Fi and most sincere Condolences, Jeff Moreno and Family

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