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“God bless my friend you'll be missed... ”
1 of 25 | Posted by: Angus Dockray - Dunnellon, FL

“A great piper. He will be missed. Our sincere condolences from everyone at Leber Lakeside Funeral Home. ”
2 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“One of life's characters will be sorely missed by Joan and family and all his pals RIP Jock from the Quinn's in Glasgow ”
3 of 25 | Posted by: Moira Quinn - Glasgow

“So Sorry for your loss Nancy Bootes Christian ”
4 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear John,I was so shocked to hear the bad news, that I did not want to believe what I was being told. John and I worked together for many,many years...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: NICK AROMANDO - Lyndhurst, NJ

“The Earth may have lost a man... but God has gained a piperRest in Peace ”
6 of 25 | Posted by: - New Orleans - friend

“Earth lost a man...God gained a bagpiper ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear John,I was so shocked to hear the bad news that I could not believe what I was being told.I was John co-worker at Art Metal many, manyyears ago,...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Nick Aromando - Lyndhurst,, NJ

“Jock,Rest in Peace---The Pipes and Drums of New Orleans ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“John will leave behind echos whispering softly of happy times and laughing times. Very happy memories of the times we stayed with the family and had...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Catherine Collins (nee Lawn )

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
11 of 25 | Posted by: A friend


12 of 25 | Posted by: Matt Meagher - Staten Island, NY

“Forever in my mind is Jock slowly walking next to my mum's casket playing Amazing Grace on the pipes. There wasn't a dry eye in the house. What an...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Diane Israel - North Caldwell, NJ

“In 1982 after years of playing Snare Drum in a a Pipe Band I decided to learn the Pipe's. Jock was the best. He took me in as a student and taught me...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Larry Murphy - Manchester, NJ

“Deepest sympathy Joan and family on your very sad loss of John. Joe, Loretta (neeLawn),Amy and Jack Gargan. May John rest in peace. ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Loretta Gargan - Kells - family

“Sorry for your loss. John will be missed by all. RIP. ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Barbara and Rich Hoffman - Kearny, NJ

“Friend, mentor, teacher, and an inspiration; I will miss this spectacular man. ”
17 of 25 | Posted by: Al Baker - Waldo, ME - friend

“Jock was larger than life both as a man and in his talent. He represented his homeland proudly and those of us with heritage grew closer to our...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Gayke Carrick - Tewksbury, NJ

“RIP ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Jim & Dawn Nisbet - Apopka, FL

“Jock performed at my wedding, along with Colin, and he played the pipes at many several of our family affairs. My parents, Bob and Phyllis Norwood...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Amy Wickenheisser - Whippany, NJ

“So sorry to hear of John's passing. Our prayers are with your family at this most difficult time. ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: Thomas & Virginia Hussey

“Jock and I talked about the concepts of bagpipe tuning and how so many twist it to confusion in the interest of perfection. He always had it right...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Jim Dean - OH

“So sorry for your loss. Truly a legend in our piping community and he will be missed by many. He helped so many of us over the years. Prayers to the...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Ray Spengler

“My sincere condolences to the Nisbet family. My parents knew him and my dad played with him in band in Kearney. My parents were Jim and Louise Smith....Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Leslie Lane - Vero Beach, FL

“Jock proudly playing the bagpipes as he walked thru the tables as we ate our fish and chips. Also the ode to the hagis at Burns's supper. We're sure...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: tony and jean davie - montclair, NJ


John passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019.

John was a resident of Roseland, New Jersey at the time of passing.

In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to The St. Jude Childrens Hospital.

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