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John P. Coles, Jr.

Died: 2017-08-29
Resided in: Beverly, MA
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9/11/17: We will have a Celebration of Life to be at a later date. Family and friends will be notified.



John P. Coles (Jack) born and raised in Nahant, Mass. Graduated from Lynn Classical in 1966. Jack served in the United States Navy as a member of the submarine service on the Submarine USS Greenling and on the USS Observation Island. Jack was Honorably discharged from the Navy. Jack was a Terminal Operator for Shell Oil in Waltham for many years and he worked for the Town of Nahant Public Works Dept.

Jack and his wife Janice Coles married for 50 yrs lived in Beverly MA. Enjoyed road trips, watching the Bruins and Patriots, casinos, movies, walking, eating at favorite restaurants and enjoying retirement. Jack had a passion for classic cars, boats and planes. Jack loved animals and spending time with their "Grand Dog" Bubba which brought Jack much joy. Jack enjoyed relaxing by the duck pond watching his "Grand ducks" swim. Jack always enjoyed being with his grandchildren and teasing them.

Children: Son Jared V. Coles and Stacey Coles of New Hampshire, Son John P. Coles III of Kentucky, Daughter Janel Tragakis and William Tragakis of Hampden, Mass, Daughter Jennifer Coles and fiance George Glidden of Beverly MA and Daughter Janice Coles of Beverly.

Jack was adored by his 11 Grandchildren (6 granddaughters Jaclyn, Alexa, Avery, Jillian, Abby and Reese and 5 grandsons Jacob, Taylor, Brandon, Jared and John) 1 Great granddaughter Reagan

Parents names: John P. Coles deceased father Susan D. Coles deceased mother both from Nahant MA

Donations can be made to an animal shelter or the Veterans (VA).

We will have a Celebration of Life to be at a later date. Family and friends will be notified.

We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one. He is the grandfather of our grandson and he will be missed by many I am sure. The Jeffery family.
Love and miss you dad. 😢

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