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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.

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8 Condolences for John E. “Jack” Larrimore, Sr.

  • Rest In Peace good and faithful servant of GOD.
    You will be remembered and deeply missed.

  • Prayers to everyone, So Sorry for your loss R.I.P.Jack. 😪💔

  • So very sorry for your loss my prayers go out to your family especially your mom mom ♥️♥️♥️ 🙏😢 if you need anything let me know big hugs love you

  • R.I.P. Jack

  • Mr. Larrimore was my scoutmaster for 4 or 5 years in the 1970’s. I crossed paths with him again about 15 years ago at Salem Church. He responded very graciously when I introduced myself and thanked him for putting up with a smart aleck like me for all those years. I remember his smile and his laugh and how much he enjoyed scouting. He was a blessing to a lot of boys.
    My sincere condolences to the Larrimore family.

  • My heartfelt sympathy to Aline and family. I knew Jack for many years and he will be remembered as a devoted husband and family man who was always willing to help. He will be dearly missed. May he Rest In Peace. Love, Barbara

  • I didn’t know Jack very well but just from our conversations he was a Wonderful husband to You over the years and son in law to your Mom and family. May he rest now with the rest of our family up above.

  • Just now learning of Jacks passing. Jack was a wonderful person to work with at the McCain bus lot. Everyone referred to him as “Happy Jack”….he was liked by everyone that crossed his path. He will be missed and thought of often. RIP Jack. Great to have known you 💕. Condolences to the family.