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John “Jack” Harrington

John Patrick Harrington, age 77 of Scottsdale, Arizona, died June 9, 2019. Beloved son of the late Patrick and Margaret (nee Driscoll) Harrington, originally of County Cork, Ireland, dear brother of Mary Crotty (husband Larry, deceased), Daniel Harrington and the late Robert Harrington. He was the dear uncle of Laura Crotty, James Crotty (wife Michelle), Maureen Westropp (husband Tim), Daniel Harrington (wife Lorie), Dana Harrington, Michael Harrington (wife Kelley) and Kelly Dingess (husband Rich) and Great uncle of 14.

Jack was born on May 7, 1942 in Cleveland and passed away on June 9, 2019 in Scottsdale Arizona. He was a resident of Arizona for over 30 years, previously a resident of South Euclid. Jack was a parishioner of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Cleveland and St. Patrick Catholic Church in Scottsdale. He attended St. Aloysius Grade School until 1956 and graduated from St. Ignatius High School in 1960. Jack then earned his RPh pharmacy degree from the University of Toledo in 1965. He proudly worked as a pharmacist for Miller Drug and CVS in Cleveland and Osco Drug in Scottsdale. Jack was an avid Cleveland sports fan and especially loved the Browns. He was reserved, hardworking, and caring. Jack was giving and devoted to his family. He will be dearly missed by all.

Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio. ALL SERVICES PRIVATE. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS.

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  1. We can’t begin to imagine what you are feeling, but please let us share our heartfelt condolences. May you draw comfort from God during this difficult time. In just a little while all of the pain and sorrow that we feel from the death of our love ones will cease and be replaced with joy, because the former things have passed away. Thoughts of peace.

  2. Maureen spicer

    Dear Harrington family I am sorry to hear about jack I have such happy memories of him at saint aloysius. He was a true gentleman and a good friend. Safe home jack.

  3. Isabelle & Jake

    Dear Mary & Dan,
    Our deepest sympathies to you on the death of Jack. He was a one of good guy and I remember our wonderful times at St Als.

  4. Michael E Mullin

    Dear Mary, Dan & Families,
    I was very saddened to see Jack’s recent death notice in the Plain Dealer.
    In spite of the the fact that Jack was a year behind me at St. Al’s and attended different high schools, we were, and always remained close friends. I remember how proud I was of him when he became a pharmacist. Unfortunately, we lost touch when Jack moved away to Arizona. There was no finer person than your brother Jack. I also have very fond memories of both of your parents.
    May Jack, your brother Bob, and your parents rest in eternal peace.
    Sincerely,
    Michael E. Mullin, Lakewood, Ohio

  5. Sorry to hear the news. Prayers and condolences to the family. I was a classmate of John’s at Ignatius. For many years I looked forward to speaking with him during the Phonothon fund raising calls to our classmates. I lost contact with him after he retired, but always hoped to see him at one of our class reunions. Tom Hayden, Lakewood, OH

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