John Edward "Jack" Lafferty

March 11, 1923 ~ January 26, 2020 (age 96)


Jack Lafferty a longtime resident of New Milford, 96, passed away January 26th, 2020. Born March 11, 1923, he was the son of the late John D. Lafferty and Margurite Lafferty. Jack was predeceased by his brother Gerard and sisters June Monroe and Vera Kuhn. 

Jack was a graduate of Bogota High School where he excelled in baseball, football and basketball. He was a proud WWII Veteran, earning a Bronze Star during the Normandy invasion.He saw action and earned battle stars for the Northern France, Central Europe, Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge) and the Rhineland campaigns.

Jack retired from Public Service Electric and Gas after 25 years of service. He enjoyed his family, sports, history and his Irish heritage.

Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 67 years Anna; sons Michael (Nancy) and Terrence.; grandchildren John D., Katie Ana and Tara Thurber Synder. Jack is also survived by his brother Floyd and a sister Irma Towle as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

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