John “Jack” Halloran passed away unexpectedly while hiking in California with his wife Tami.
Jack was the third child and eldest son of John and Betty Halloran, one of nine siblings.
He grew up in Newbury, MA and graduated from The Governors Academy in 1972 and Marquette University in 1976. After graduating, Jack was commissioned in the US Navy and attended Naval Flight School In Corpus Christi, TX , earning his Naval Aviator Wings. Jack made the the Navy a career, and was one of only a handful of pilots achieving dual rating in both fixed and rotary wing aircraft. He served several overseas deployments.
After retiring from the US Navy Jack met and married his wife, Tami Paine, and together they raised two daughters Elizabeth, and Caley. Jack pursued a career in education following his Naval service, teaching history at the secondary level in California and Colorado.
Jack is survived by his loving wife Tami, and daughters Elizabeth and Caley of Madison, GA. Sisters Bernadette Halloran of Nashua, NH; Betty Knox and husband Frank of Newburyport, MA; and Sheila Bouvier and husband Lou of Ipswich, MA. Brothers Mark and wife Wendy of FT. Meyers, FL; Brian and wife Sheila of Seabrook, NH; Peter and wife Sue of Milford, NH; and James of Nashua, NH. He was predeceased by both parents and sister Mary Ellen Halloran.
Family and friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday April 27, 2018 at the Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home 193 High St. Newburyport, MA 01950. Parking available behind the Funeral Home. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Saturday April 28, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Church followed by burial at St. Mary Cemetery both in Newburyport.