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John H. "Jack" Christman, Jr.

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1 of 13 | Posted by: Susan and Frank Carlos - FL

“Barbara, just want you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Been following you all on Facebook these last...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Grace Gardiner - Carver, MA

“Cousin Jack was always about family. His laugh and love were shared with all. I fondly remember Jack and Barbara hosting an annual Christmas party...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Larry Hayward - Orleans, MA

“It my pleasure to work w Mr. Christman at Raynham Park. I can still hear his distinctive voice as I entered the grandstand. He greeted me and our...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Kelly Kelly - Boston, MA

“Uncle Jack..... loved by all! A laugh that filled our ears and hearts. A kind word to say about everyone. A warm hug and greeting every time I saw...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Terri Smith - Greeneville, TN

“Mr. Christman,Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the USN during WW II and...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Mike Casey(former Ma resident) - TX

“I remember my dad talking about the first time he met Jack and Barbara. He had gone to their house in Eastondale to measure for shades, I believe....Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Cherie Harrold (Dyer)

“I'm sorry for the lost of your dear loved one. May you find comfort with family and friends. May God's love and comfort be with you during this...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: K. hasan - Bridgewater, MA

“Joanne, Rainey, Diane, Jean, Barbara and Family, So sorry for your loss. A great Dad and wonderful husband only describes him on the surface. He was...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Everett Hayward - Milton, MA

“To Jacks Family. My most sincere condolences on Jacks passing. I have many fond remembrances of Bro. Jack participating at many functions and...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Paul Anderson - Middleborough, MA

“So many memories. Frye's, Wareham beach, horseshoes, family cookouts. Uncle Jack you will always be remembered. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Russ MacNeill - Bliss, NY

“I Never had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Christman, but have heard so many wonderful things about what an amazing man and father he was. He will...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Hernandez - Jurupa Valley, CA

“My prayers are with you whole family ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Margaret & Ralph Drong - Beaumont, CA

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WEST BRIDGEWATER——John H. "Jack" Christman Jr., 91, of West Bridgewater, formerly of Easton, died Sunday, April 8, 2018 at home under the care of his family. He was the husband of Barbara (Rowell) Christman for 61 years.

Born in Pittsfield, a son of the late John H. And Eva (Morse) Christman, he was raised in Easton and was a 1943 graduate of Oliver Ames High School. Jack began working for Simpson Springs of Easton and later entered the military. A veteran of the US Navy, having served in both WWII and the Korean War.

After honorable discharge, he took a position in the warehouse at Frye's Cigar Store of Brockton and later became the owner and proprietor.

After selling the business he worked as a supervisor at the Raynham-Taunton Dog Track until his retirement.

A member of the Evangelical Congregational church of Easton, he was a longtime resident of Easton before moving to West Bridgewater almost 35 years ago.

Devoted to his family he enjoyed horseshoe playing and was an avid Boston Sports fan. He was a member of the Paul Revere Lodge (Paul Dean Lodge of Easton) serving as Past Master and was a life member of the Easton VFW.

In addition to his wife Barbara, he is survived by four daughters, Diane Lindquist and her husband Jeffrey of Plymouth, Joanne Hopgood and her husband Jim of Easton, Lorraine "Rainey) Grover and her husband Chuck of Ontario, CA., and Jean Richard and her husband Joe of Taunton; a sister, Vanda Walsh of Easton; 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton. Interment with military honors will follow in Furnace Village Cemetery, Easton. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Jack's memory may be sent to Old Colony Hospice, 321 Manley Street, West Bridgewater, MA. 02379. For directions or condolences visit