John "Jack" Sharkey
1929 — 2021
SOUTHBURY - John "Jack" Sharkey, 92, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family in his home on May 10, 2021. He was the loving husband of the late Barbara Fellows Sharkey for 61 years. Born April 22, 1929 in Syracuse, NY, he was the son of the late Thomas and Catherine (Griffin) Sharkey, the youngest and the last surviving child of five. Jack started his career as a salesman for Crucible Steel Industries in Syracuse, and after serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he returned to Syracuse where he met and married his soulmate and life partner, Barbara Fellows. They moved to Old Bridge, New Jersey where they made a loving home for their three children and lived there...