John ‘Jack’ Henry

Posted Jan. 10, 2014, at 6:12 p.m.

CALAIS – John Albert Henry, 86, passed away peacefully Jan. 8, 2014, with his wife at his side. Jack was born to John and Louise (Duffin) Henry on Feb. 10, 1927, in Mechanicville, N.Y.

Jack grew up in New Brunswick, Canada, where he graduated from McAdam High School. He then went on to attend the University of Maine at Orono where he earned a degree in Civil Engineering and was also a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. He served in the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers serving two years. Jack married Janet Moffitt in Calais on June 23, 1957, and together they moved to New York where he began his career as a civil engineer with the New York State Department of Transportation. Jack lived for his family; some of his fondest memories were spending time in the woods hunting and fishing with his sons and grandsons.

In addition to his parents, Jack was predeceased by his brothers, Joe Duffin and Charles Henry. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Janet Henry; two sons, Mark Henry and wife, Cathy, of Madrid, N.Y., and Scott Henry and wife, Robyn, of Jefferson; four grandchildren, Leah, Luke, John, and Josey; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of Jack’s life will be announced in the spring. Services by Mays Funeral Home, Calais and Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.

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