John 'Jack' H. Hare

John 'Jack' H. Hare

KIRKVILLE — John “Jack” Henry Hare, 83, of Kirkville passed away peacefully with his family by his side at home on Thursday.

Formerly of Central Square, Jack served with the Army during the Korean War, and retired from Carrier after 32 years of service.

He attended the United Methodist Church of Minoa and was also a member of the VFW Post 8440 in Bridgeport.

Jack enjoyed playing horseshoes and golfing; but mostly spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 61 ½ years, Anna Mae Johnson Hare; sons Elbert (Colleen), Raymond (Elizabeth) and Brian (Alice); daughter Theresa (Randy); siblings Beatrice, James, Kenneth, Jean, Joan, Shirley, Dorothy and Richard; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by three brothers, William, Robert and Thomas, and a sister Betty.

Family and friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 at New Comer Cremations and Funerals, 705 N. Main St., North Syracuse, with a memorial service and military honors to follow.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the VFW Post 8440 Bridgeport or the Cancer Society.