John Patrick “Jack” Naughton of Ossining, NY went home to his God on January 26, 2015 at Calvary Hospital. He was 82. Jack was a teacher and drama coach for White Plains High School, White Plains, NY where he taught for 27 years before retiring in 1996. Jack was born March 9, 1932 in the Bronx to John and Delia Fallon Naughton. He was educated in Barrytown, NY and joined the De LaSalle Christian Brothers. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Catholic University and earned a Masters Degree in English from Manhattan College. He received a Fulbright Scholarship and taught English for a year in Bulgaria. On August 17, 1968 he married Lucille Larrivee at St. Anne’s Church in Waterbury, Ct. Jack lived in Ossining for the past forty two years. Locally he was a Lector at St. Theresa Church, Briarcliff Manor and served as President and member of the Parish Council for many years. Jack will be remembered for his brilliant mind, quick wit and for his great love of his family, especially his three grandsons. He is survived by his wife Lucille, daughter Laurie Naughton (David) Muldoon, son Sean (Danielle) Naughton brother Michael Naughton, sister Nora Kardian and three grandsons Dillon and Brendan Muldoon and Lucien Naughton, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Reposing at St. Theresa Church, Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY on Thursday, January 29th from 4-8pm and Friday from 10-11:15am. Funeral Mass at 11:30am. Interment following at St. Augustine Cemetery, Ossining. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to De LaSalle Christian Bros., Narragansett, RI, St. Theresa Church, Briarcliff Manor, NY or Maryknoll Sisters or Fathers and Bros., Maryknoll, NY. Funeral arrangements entrusted to John G. Crawford Funeral Director. 914-747-2515. www.johngcrawfordfuneraldirector.com