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“I'm so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. We worked together from 1964-71 for Famous Soo Locks Cruises. They were some of the best years of my life. ...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Charles Reddick - East Tawas, MI

“My wife and I would like to pass along our condolences to the family of Captain Jack. He married us on August 30, 2003 on LeVoyageur as we were being...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Joel & Joan Veihl - Davison, MI

“So sorry to read of Jack's passing. I have a lot of good memories of when I worked for Jack at the Soo Locks Boat Tours snack bar, The Pullar snack...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Carol Falkenhagen-Gregory - NC

“Jack was a wonderful guy, always friendly, ready to chat. I'm sorry to learn of his passing. My condolences to the family. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Larry Farnquist - Brimley, MI

“On behalf of Great Lakes Captains Association and International Ship Masters Association, we send our condolences to the family. Jack was a major...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

John was born on February 11, 1935 and passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

John was a resident of Marie, Michigan at the time of passing.

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1953 to 1961 he also served 25 years at the Neomekong Club.

John was married to Mary.

Graveside services will be held at Oaklawn Chapel Gardens on Friday October 14 2016 at 12:00 Noon with Reverend David Henderson officiating.

Memorials may be left to The Great Lakes Association in memory of Captain John Cork. Arrangements are in the care of Hovie Funeral Home.