John Edward “Jack” DE COURSEY

De Coursey, John Edward “Jack”

September 4, 2012

De Coursey, John Edward “Jack” passed away on September 4, 2012. Jack was predeceased by his wife Janice Mae Kraemer De Coursey of 32 years in Orange, California. Jack is survived by two sons: Christopher of El Toro, California and William of Diamond Bar, California; five daughters; Michele Tracy (Bill) of Nuevo, California, Mary Patricia Jorczak (Bruce), Jeanette Johnson of Montrose, Colorado, Mary Agnes Fields of Montrose, Colorado, Jacqueline De Coursey of Laguna Beach, California; nine grandchildren: Carl Johnson, Caitlin De Coursey, Sean Tracy, Robert Jorczak, Meghan De Coursey, Matthew Jorczak, Angelina Tracy, Daniel Jorczak, Jessica Fields; three sisters: Regina De Coursey- Ret. Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Kansas, Gina Sinsky of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Marianne Stehly of Filmore, California, 10 nieces and 16 nephews. Jack served 27 years in the United States Marine Corps and retired a Major and he served in Korea and Vietnam Wars. Jack was also a retired art broker and investor whose hobbies were art, travel, literature and politics. Jack was an avid conversationalist, loved to laugh long and hard. Jack was more comfortable and generous with friends than family later in life. It is our family’s hope that he is finally at peace in God’s presence. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American/Canadian Cancer Societies, Red Cross or Salvation Army. Jack will be laid to rest next to his wife in Holy Sepulcher Catholic Cemetery, Orange, California, U.S.A.


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