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“Jack was my brother and best friend. I have been so moved reading these entries that I feel it so important to thank you all. Jack was certainly an...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Bob Slavinsky - Redding

“Originals are originals for a reason. They may may be often copied or imitated, but they CANNOT be replaced. Here is to an original life and soul....Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Daqve Marino - Redding, CT

“My brother and I were both taught by Jack at Fairfield Prep. He was a great man and a wonderful teacher, easy to admire, like the kind of man we...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: John Pena - San Francisco, CA

“My Condolences to the Slavinsky Family.Jack was a legendary teacher,coach and above all, the consummate Crusader. The entire SCHS/TCHS Family has...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Tony Pavia - Naples, FL

“My Condolences to Jacks family at his passing, although he was my teacher at SCHS. 35 years ago I can remember his class as if it was yesterday. He...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Michael Dugan - Bridgeport, CT

“My deepest sympathies to all of Jack's family and friends. It was a joy to work with him when we were both young teachers. Thank you, Jack! ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: mary donnarumma sharnick - CT

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Slavinsky family. I had a chance to speak to Jack recently. Of course, we spoke at length about football and...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Bob Horan

“RIP Mr. Slavinsky! Thanks for all the interesting stories of your adventures!! Once a Crusader always a Crusader ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Parrish - Stamford, CT

“A truly great Crusader and man- RIP Coach ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Jim LoRusso - Naples, FL

“God Bless you Coach. You were a great teacher of life on and off the field.Thank You ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Scott Gray - Lake Forest, IL

“Ellen, so sorry to learn of Jack's passing. I know you have many fond memories of your time spent with a wonderful man to cherish forever. God bless...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“To Ellen and Jack's family, We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of Jack! My post on facebook. I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Kyle Pond

“Jack was my coach and English teacher in the 70's at SCHS.Things I will always remember about Jack:Never/ever stand straight up at D-End when playing...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: - Stamford, CT

14 of 18 | Posted by: Daniel Bellantonio - Stamford, CT

“Best to The Family for a great loss to the SCHS community.....played under Jack at SCHS and learned ethics, fortitude and his zeal for the game.......Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: F.X. Sean O'Doherty - CA

“To the Slavinsky Family, The loss of a family member is always difficult to accept. Jack was taken too soon. He was a man with a kind heart a big...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Bob Ferrara - Stratford, CT

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Owen Martin and Family - CT

“I had the good fortune to teach with Jack at Catholic High. He was a great guy. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Ed Iacovo - Stamford, CT

John was born on October 28, 1943 and passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.

John was a resident of Georgetown, Connecticut at the time of passing.

He earned a Bachelor's degree majoring in English Literature from the University of Bridgeport and a Master's degree from Western Connecticut State University.

John was married to Ellen.

The Slavinsky family will receive the sympathy and condolences of friends and family on Thursday January 5 from 5 to 8 at the Bouton Funeral Home 31 Church Street Georgetown. Funeral services will be held at St. Maurice R.C. Church 358 Glenbrook Road Stamford on Saturday January 7 at 11AM. Interment will be private.

Those desiring to do so may offer contributions to the Regional Hospice of Danbury 30 Milestone Road DanburyCt.