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“I GUESS I AM RIGHT BEHIND U..COOL FELLOW.,ALWAYS LOVED U. R.I.P. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Leo Erwin - Lake City, FL

“I didn't know Jack nearly long enough, but I will never forget him. I posted Jack's toast at our 2006 wedding to YouTube. I would like to clarify...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Deanna Slavec Bartley - Penryn, CA

“One of my earliest memories of Jack was in the mid-1950's when he returned from a tour of wrestling in Europe. I was 7 or 8 years old. It was...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Brian Laskin - nephew


Jack Laskin has left the world. He will not be returning. Enough is enough! He's done it all; from the shmatah business to professional wrestling all over the world, then for ten years, a successful Fuller Brush Man, then a salesman, then computer service bureau, then marriage to Audrey, then a collection agency, then a Public Speaker on the ''Pro'' circuit, then a move to Penryn in 1989, then retirement, then volunteer Jewish Chaplain at Folsom Prison and two major hospitals, then retirement again after he lost Audrey in 2008,and just officiating at weddings and funerals, etc. When he lost Audrey, he lost his best audience and critic. There was no one left to impress. His humor was outdated. His last creative act was writing this obituary, just to be sure all the facts were there. Jack was a member of Temple Or Rishon and doesn't want any flowers. You want to send flowers, go to somebody else's funeral. Better you should send a donation to Temple Or Rishon for the building fund or to the heart or cancer fund. Or take some kid and buy them a book and say its from me. But you can put your name in it too. Me and you, we did something nice together. Jack was born on March 13, 1929 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and is survived by everybody. His last words to one and all: ''Its been a pleasure.'' Friends are welcome to attend the funeral Service, Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 1:00pm at Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes, 4701 Marysville Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95838. Interment Sunset Lawn Memorial Park.

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