FUNERAL MASS 5/23 9 am St. Richards
John V. Chisholm
February 18, 1933 - May 15, 2016
John (Jack) Chisholm died peacefully at his home after a lenghty battle with
dementia. Born in Rockland Maine, on February 18, 1933 , he was the son of
the late John and Regina Chisholm.
Jack served in the U.S. Army as a medic at Walter Reed Hospital. Later he
returned to New England and attended St. Anslems College ,where he graduated
with a BSA in history, and continued on his education to later earn his Masters
Jack devoted his life to helping others as a social worker. He was employed
at the Danvers State Hospital, then later at the Ma. Rehab Commission where he
helped to provide training and jobs for the disabled.
He was also known to sponsor many people whom attended Alcoholics
Anonymous, where he took great pride in helping those to achieve and maintain
their own sobriety.
Jack was an avid Red Sox fan , never missing a game. He also enjoyed
long rides , and walks by the ocean.
He is survived by his daughter Ann (Chisholm) Woitkowski and her
husband Joseph of Beverly, nephews Peter Chisholm and his wife Dominica
of Danvers, David Chisholm of South Thomaston M.E. ,Stephen Chisholm of
Washington D.C. , Mark and Mathew Chisholm and Spencer Lew of N.Y. City.
Besides his parents , Jack also joins in heaven his older brother Dr. Robert
Chisholm and his wife Regina. A nephew Jeffrey Chisholm, and cousins Donald
and Raymond Chisholm.
In lieu of flowers , expressions of sympathy may be made to (Alcoholics
Anonymous,) so that Jacks mission will continue to help with their sobriety.
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