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“Hello I'm Leah stringer Bouterie daughter of James Stringer twin brother of John Stringer. I live in Slidell La. leahsbouterie@gmail.comj ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Leah S Bouterie - Slidell, LA

“Rest in peace. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Jack & Carol LePrevost - Lee

“Almost noon Monday and it has just hit me I missed the funeral as well as the calling hours. Bruce, Joanne and John, our sincerest sympathy. I so...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Tom Brunette - Lenox, MA

“We are sorry to hear that Jack has passed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jessica Stringer-Farr - MA

“My condolences to the Stringer family. I have very fond memories of time spent with your family. Your Dad was a kind and generous sole. He had a...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Diane Lane-Schaefer - VA

“To the Stringer family, Jack was one of a kind and a great man; the Dale won't be the same without him. You are all in our thoughts and prayers Bill...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: The Sheehans

“Bruce, so sorry for yet another loss. I have fond memories of your father. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Donna Ryan White - Gray, TN

“Bruce - I am so sad to learn you're having to experience the loss of another loved one in such a short time. My heart goes out to you and your...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Denise Shampang Messana - MA

“We recall fond memories of Jack, may he rest in Peace. Thoughts and prayers for all the family. Bernard and Agnes Majewski ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.Tom and Lillian Joyner ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Thomas Joyner - Lenox Dale, MA

“Vic and Diane we were so very sorry to hear about your brother/brother-in-law. You are always in our hearts and prayers. If there is anything that we...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Brad and Charlotte Wilson & Family - MA

“Please accept our sincere condolences at the passing of Jack. He was a great example of volunteerism in our community. Our prayers & thoughts are...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Lenox Police Department - Lenox, MA

John C. "Jack" Stringer, 89, of 235 Walker Street, died Wednesday at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center.

Born in Pittsfield October 15, 1925, the son of Victor and Julia Gavin Stringer, he lived most of his life in

Lenox Dale and attended Lenox public schools including the former Lenox Dale grammar school.

Mr. Stringer served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.

A building contractor and licensed pipefitter, he operated his own business building quality homes in

Lenox, Lenox Dale, Lee, and the surrounding area throughout his career. He was a past Chief of both the

Lenox Dale and Lenox Fire Companies and had been the Town of Lenox Building Inspector for many


A communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Lenox Dale, he held membership in the American Legion

Post #0274 in Lenox Dale, Knights of Columbus Rabida Council #103 of Pittsfield, The National

Association of Home Builders, and was a Charter Member of the Berkshire County Builders Association.

Mr. Stringer and his wife, Alice Fraval Stringer, were married in St. Vincent de Paul Church May 26, 1951.

Mrs. Stringer died in 2001.

He is survived by his children; Bruce J. Stringer of Lenox Dale, Joanne M. Stringer of Sagamore Beach,

MA, and John J. Stringer and his wife Joanna Roche of Lenox Dale; grandchildren David, Michael, Neena,

Jake, and Hanna Stringer, Katherine and Danielle Zukowski, and Luke and Noah Stringer; his brother

Victor Stringer and his wife Diane of Lee and sister Susanne Sikora of New York; and several great-

grandchildren. Besides his wife and parents he was predeceased by his infant son Kevin, his twin

brother James Stringer, and his daughter-in-law Linda Blasioli Stringer.

A funeral with full military and fire department honors for Mr. John C. Stringer of Lenox Dale will be

held on Monday, February 16th, 2015 at 10 am from the ROCHE FUNERAL HOME followed by a Liturgy of

Christian Burial at 11 at St. Ann's Church in Lenox celebrated by the Rev. Christopher J. Waitekus, Pastor.

Burial will follow in St. Ann's Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday at St. Vincent de Paul Church in

Lenox Dale from 4-7 pm. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Lenox Dale Fire

Co. in care of the funeral home, 120 Main Street, Lenox, MA 01240.

Funeral Home
Roche Funeral Home
120 Main Street Lenox, MA 01240
Tel. (413) 637-0699