The Obit For Jack Driscoll

John H. Driscoll

Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA)

December 24, 2008

VENICE, Fla. - John H. Driscoll, 78, of Venice and formerly of Northampton, passed away Dec. 18, 2008.

Born in Northampton, July 6, 1930, he was the son of the late Paul J. and Frances (Moriarty) Driscoll. He was educated in Northampton schools and was a graduate of Northampton High School where he played baseball and football, scoring the first touchdown on David Wright Field. He was drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers and played in their minor league system.

Jack was a Korean War veteran, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, achieving the rank of staff sergeant. He also served for 26 years in the Massachusetts State Police, retiring in 1981.

Service for Jack will be private.