John T. Driscoll
April 9, 1948-June 18, 2018
John died at his home, on Monday, June 18, 2018, surrounded by loved ones after a gracious and courageous battle with ALS.
Born and raised in Western York State, John graduated from Eden Central High School in 1966 and from St. Boneventure University in 1970, where he earned his BS in Economics. His career was varied with 25 years in the wholesale food business and 15 in the financial services, prior to retirement. After leaving Eden, NY, Mr. Driscoll lived in Horseheads, NY and Peoria, IL before finally settling in Essex and Salem, MA to be closer to his children and grandchildren. He was a lover of music, animals and classic cars.
In addition to Judy, his wife of 49 years, John is survived by his brother James Driscoll; sisters Caroline Heggen and Maureen Driscoll; daughter and son-in-law Jennifer and Steven Spungin; son and his son’s long-time partner Joshua Driscoll and Louise Ready; and three granddaughters Sophia, Gabriella, and Zoe Spungin.
A celebration of life will be held on Monday, July 9 at 6:00pm
at the First Congregational Church of Essex 39 Main Street Essex, MA. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in John Driscoll’s memory to First Congregational Church of Essex or the ASPCA https://secure.aspca.org/donate