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John Jacques

March 8, 1958 — July 17, 2018

LEICESTER – John A. Jacques, 60, of Leicester passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Saint Vincent Hospital.

John is survived by his wife of 38 years, Denise E. (Gardner) Jacques; a son, Matthew D. Jacques of Leicester and his girlfriend, Tessa Lavallee; two daughters, Jennifer L. Covello and her husband Michael of Woodstock, CT and Jessica E. Jacques of Leicester; his mother, Paolina (Aureli) Jacques of Leicester; a brother, Luigi Jacques and his wife Marilyn of Shrewsbury; two sisters, Margaret Westgate of Auburn and Rose Bauckman and her longtime partner John Dicken of Leicester; five grandchildren, Tyler, Keegan, Addison, Aurora and Jordyn and many nephews and nieces.

John was born in Pordenone, Italy son of the late James P. Jacques Sr. and was predeceased by his son Adam J. Jacques, who died in 2017.

Mr. Jacques graduated from Burncoat High School and worked for over 25 years at the Wright Line Company in Worcester. He thoroughly enjoyed cooking, gardening, and fishing. John could often be found watching western movies, especially ones with John Wayne.

Memorial calling hours are Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 12 – 3 p.m. at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St. Oxford. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. at the conclusion of calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the John Jacques Memorial Fund at https://www.gofundme.com/john-jacques-memorial-fund.




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Paradis-Givner Funeral Home
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Paradis-Givner Funeral Home
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  • 357 Main Street
    Oxford, MA 01540
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