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John L. (Jack of Diamonds) Farren; former member of the Gloucester City Rod & Gun Club

HAMMONTON, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Mr. John L. Farren, of Hammonton, NJ passed away on May 28, 2019 at the age of 84. His nickname was Jack of Diamonds. In 1952 he

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Jack of Diamonds (Gloucestercitynews graphic files)

graduated from St. Joseph's Parochial School in Hammonton. After graduation he joined the Air Force and was assigned to the Penatagon working in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force.

Mr. Farren worked as a crane operator for the Atlantic City Expressway during its building phase and then an equipment operator for another company prior to joining his father, Al at Morgan's Pump and Tank Service Company. Jack eventually became the owner and operator of Morgan's until its closing, finishing his working years at Tankology, Inc. in Cherry Hill, NJ. 

Jack was a member of the Gloucester City Rod and Gun club until its dissipation and was an active member of the Antler Shack Hunt Club, where he was revered for his hunting skills. He was a member of the Hammonton chapter of the Sons of Italy.

 He is survived by his children; Jacky Farren, Bethanne Macrie and her husband Paul, Loralee Farren-Bermudez and her husband Ryan and JD LoSasso; 8 grandchildren and one great -grandchild. His sister, Barbara and husband Joseph Coia, sister-in-laws, Lilia LoSasso and Helen LoSasso.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 11:00 am in St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish, Church of St. Joseph's, 226 French St., Hammonton, NJ. Burial will follow in Greenmount Cemetery, Hammonton. A viewing will be held Monday from 9:00 am until 10:30 am at the Carnesale Funeral Home, 202 S. Third St., Hammonton. Donations can be made in Jack's memory to, Hunt of a Lifetime, 6297 Buffalo Road, Harborcreek, PA 16421. For more information go to huntofalifetime.org

 

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