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John J. 'Jack" Logan, Jr.

John J. 'Jack" Logan, Jr.
  • August 17, 1930 - April 13, 2017
  • Needham, Massachusetts

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“Our prayers are with the entire Logan family upon Jack's passing. Oh Lord where has the time flown since we were all together on tiny Devotion St...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Bob Johnson - Hyannis, MA

“Mr. Logan was a great friend to my dad, Jerry Driscoll. Along with their shared love of God and commitment to their church, they enjoyed years...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Maureen Driscoll Attardi - MA

“Tirsh My deepest condolances to you and your family for your lossPina Barrasso ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Pina Barrasso - Needham, MA

“Dear family and friends:We are very saddened to hear the passing of our good friend Jack (radio call N1TPU). He was key a member of the Wellesley...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Dan Brown - Natick, MA - Friend

“Sending my heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy to Mary and family. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Steffi Shapiro

“Sorry for your loss Mike & Familiy, God Bless. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Dan Logan - Boston, MA

“We send our sympathy. Lena and Al Piccioli ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Lena Piccioli - Needham, MA

“Dear,Nancy and family ,I am so sorry for your loss I send my prayers to you allSally casavant ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Sally Casavant - Bethel, ME

“Dear Mary, Joan, Elaine, & MaryJane &FamilyWe are so sorry to learn about Jackie. We remember all those wonderful, fun years growing up on Devotion...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Shirley Mcdonald - Brookline

“My Uncle Jackie was quite a role model. His love and devotion to his family, his faith in God and commitment to his community has had a great...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: jayne malonson - franklin, MA

“You loved Jack at "hello". He was an exemplary person. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. The word "no" was not in his...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“To the logan family, so sorry about the loss of jack. He will be missed bye his family and friends Randy and family ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Randy Spiro - Newton, MA

“On behalf of the men and women of The Brookline Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 950, we send our deepest condolences to the entire Logan family...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Paul Trahon - Brookline, MA

“Jack was a fellow firefighter and a member of Needham Emergency Management he will be missed. One of a kind great guy. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Charlie Rizzo - Needham, MA

“Such a wonderful man, talked to Jack weekly at the hospital. He always greeted me with big "goodmorning Kitty" when I saw him. My condolances to the...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Kitty Friel - Millis, MA

“On behalf of the Needham Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 298, Needham we extend our condolences to Jack's family. Jack was a longtime member of our...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Thomas Keating - Needham, MA

“My most sincere condolences to Mrs. Logan and family on the passing of Jack. It seems just the other day I saw him at an event and he looked and...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Jim Healy - Needham, MA - Friend


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John "Jack" Logan Jr., of Needham, passed away on Thursday, April 13th at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Needham. He was 86 years old. Born August 17, 1930 in Boston to John and Mary (McCusker) Logan. Jack graduated from Brookline High School and joined the US Army serving in the Korean War as a radio operator. Jack is survived by his wife of 62 years Mary (Welby), 4 children, Trisha Masi and her husband Steve of Needham, Dorothy Frewald and her husband Stew of Medfield, Michael Logan and his wife Lisa of Newton, and Nancy Curran and her husband Jim of Needham and 8 grandchildren, Matt Lanen and his wife Shannon of Needham, Sarah Gore and her husband Zack of Waltham, Craig Masi and his wife Nichole of Manchester NH, Jon Frewald of Millis, Steve Frewald of Portland, ME., Meghan Curran of Needham, Patrick Curran of Denver, CO., and Kelsey Logan of Newton. Jack has 3 sisters, Joan Williams of Chatham, Elaine Connolly and her husband Jim of Sandwich, Mary Jane O'Leary and her husband Bob of Chatham.
Jack and Mary Logan have lived in Needham since 1964. Jack worked and volunteered tirelessly. He was a firefighter for the town of Brookline for 27 years, Director of Veteran Services in Needham for 17 years, altar server at the daily mass, Eucharistic Minister and CCD teacher at St. Joseph's church in Needham for many years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 14 and of VFW post 2498 as well as the Needham Knights of Columbus. He delivered bread and food to the poor in the city every week for many years and always gave his time to those in need and less fortunate. Jack volunteered at the West Roxbury Veteran's Hospital, running bingo nights for the patients, served as Memorial Park Trustee for 12 years, placed flags at the cemetery for deceased veterans each year on Memorial Day and Veteran's Day and volunteered at the BID Needham 3 days a week until this past week. His volunteering to the town of Needham has been recognized many times over the last 40 years.
Visiting hours will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham, on Monday, April 17th from 4-8 pm. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Church, 1360 Highland Ave Needham, on Tuesday, April 18th at 11:30 am. Interment with Military Honors to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Needham. In Lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, Attn: Kelly Wallace, Development Office, 148 Chestnut Street, Needham, MA 02492. Please make checks payable to "Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham" and include "Jack Logan" in the check memo line. Gifts may also be made online at www.bidneedham.org/giving or to Saint Joseph's Parish, 1382 Highland Ave, Needham MA 02492.