John T Driscoll, III

June 28, 1935 ~ January 5, 2022 (age 86)


John T Driscoll, III, 86, of Sun City West, AZ, passed away November 17, 2021, in Phoenix, AZ after a short battle with acute congestive heart failure.  

John, better known as Jack, was born in Providence, Rhode Island on June 28, 1935. He grew up in Boston, MA and was a boxer for a short time. He served in the Air Force from 1953-1957. Jack married Dolores in 1957. He attended 2 years of college at University of New Mexico and then started in the food service industry. He worked in NY, NJ, PA, OH, WV, and MI which allowed him to move up the ranks and eventually become President/CEO of his company. He also served as a consultant until his retirement in 1999 at which time he and Dolores moved to Sun City West, AZ. Dolores passed from cancer in December 2000. Jack was an amazing Chef and would host small dinner parties at his home. He enjoyed golfing and traveling with family and friends. He was a fun loving man with a quick wit. Several of his married couple friends also moved to Sun City West and they have remained close friends throughout the years. Jack married Mardelle in May of 2004. She passed away from an aortic aneurysm in November 2014.

John is predeceased by his brothers Malcolm Wilcox, Dale Driscoll, James Driscoll, his first wife Dolores and his second wife Mardelle.

Jack is survived by his Daughters Denise James, Tracey Pruitt, Stepdaughter Monica Brown, Stepson Charles Sauer, Son-in-law Mike James, Grandsons Nicholas Pruitt and Christopher Pruitt, Granddaughter Melissa Stevenson, Great Grandson Robbie Stevenson, and Step Grandson Dakota Brown.

A memorial service to celebrate Jack’s life was held on December 11, 2021 at the unitarian Universalist Church in Surprise, AZ. 

There will be another memorial service in Novi, Michigan at O'Brien-Sullivan Funeral Home in Novi Michigan on January 20, 2022 at 10:30 am and followed by military honors at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan at 2:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice of the Valley, Sun City West.

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