Wilmington- John J Harkins, Jr. age 77, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018. He was born in Wilmington, DE to the late John J, Sr. and Betty Jane Harkins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Ryder.
Jack graduated from Wilmington High School in 1960 and Goldey Beacom College in 1962. He retired from Northeast Financial Corp. after 31 years.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Janet (Hanson) Harkins; his sons, John J III (Sheila Rimmer), Joseph and Jeremy (Sara Shinn); 6 grandchildren, Amber, Zack, Brennen, Hunter, Mia and Teagan. Jack will be missed by his family and many friends.
The family would like to thank the staff at De Hospice for their kindness and tender care, especially, Laura, Michael and Betty. Many thanks also, to the staff of the Evergreen Adult Day Care, who made every day special.
A visitation will be held on Friday January 4, from 9:30-11am followed by a memorial service at 11am at McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington 19808. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Evergreen Adult Day Care in care of Visiting Nurse Association, One Reads Way, Suite 100, New Castle, DE 19720 or Mach of Dimes, P O Box 8972
Topeka, KS 66608. To send messages of condolence visit www.mccreryandharra.com