John E. “Jack” Larrimore, Sr.
March 27, 1942 - March 25, 2021
John E. “Jack” Larrimore, Sr., age 78, of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2021.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on March 27, 1942, he was the son of late Elmer J. and Ada E. Larrimore. Jack was a graduate of William Penn High School class of 1960. He retired from DuPont Chamber Works, NJ, in 1993, after 31 years of service. He also worked as a school bus driver for LeHane’s Bus Service, New Castle, DE, for MOT school district, and for School Mule, Milford, DE. Jack was an honorable scoutmaster of Troop 270 of New Castle United Methodist Church, New Castle, DE. As scoutmaster, he earned multiple awards such as the award of merit, the wood badge, Order of the Arrow and Eagle Scout. Jack was also very involved in Kiwanis. He loved to collect model trains, cooking, and baking for family gatherings. Jack also treasured going fishing with his family.
Jack was preceded in death by his sister, Susan Sample. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Aline Larrimore; children, John Larrimore Jr. (Susan), Joan Markland (Michael), Tammy Crawford, and Stacey Walker; 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and faithful canine companion, Bear, who was faithful by his side to the very end.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, followed by a funeral service at 11 am. Interment will be held in Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE 19805. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.
Any family members or friends who are unable to attend Jack’s funeral service can live stream the service by clicking here.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s memory to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231.