John Munroe

Obituary of John Anthony Munroe

John "Jack" Anthony Munroe, age 83, of Middleborough, died on Saturday, November 7, 2020, at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-East Campus in Boston. Born in Amity, Maine, he was the son of the late Rene Monroe & Pauline (Addington) Crouse. Jack grew up in Middleborough, attended schools and graduated Middleborough High School, Class of 1957. He was passionate for old movies and films, especially westerns with Roy Rogers. Jack loved baseball; he was a fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New York Giants. His favorite place to visit was the state of Maine, because of its beauty, the chance to visit Owls Head and Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park; he never tired from going to Maine! Jack also enjoyed fishing, hunting, listening to music, antique cars and antique planes. He was a quiet and simple man, and will be missed. He was the loving father of John Michael Munroe & his wife Sherrie of Murrieta, California, Lynn Callbeck & her husband John of Carver, Kelly O'Driscoll & her husband Brad of Middleborough, Greg Munroe of Middleborough and David Perry & his wife Gayle of Taunton; devoted grandfather of Michael Munroe, Jessica Schaffer, James Munroe, Ashley Luna, David Perry and Demetrius Pechilis. Jack is also survived by his companion, Debbie Washburn of West Bridgewater and his former wife, Barbara (McCallum) Ekstrom of Middleborough. Funeral and Interment Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Sacred Heart Church, 340 Centre Street, Middleborough, MA 02346.
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