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“Jack was always one in a million, I looked forward to his company at the Elk's and embraced the friendship he gave me. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Chris Coveney - West Roxbury, MA

“So very sorry for your families loss. Jack was such a wonderful man. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Valerie Nesbitt - Mashpee, MA

“So sorry for your loss to the entire Rush family, he was one of the best!!!! He will be missed for sure, sending love and prayers to you all. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Susan Bellavia - The villages

“May your many happy memories bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time. We are so very sorry for your loss. Jack was a wonderful man....Read More ยป
4 of 4 | Posted by: Janet Donovan - Groveland, MA

John H. Rush, of Wakefield, formerly of Stoneham, passed away peacefully on Friday August 17th, 2018. He was 88 years of age.

John proudly served our country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. John was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grand father and great grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew him.

John is the beloved husband of Justina (Hamilton) Rush. Devoted father of John H. Rush Jr. and his wife Filomena, Suzanne M. Weisse and her husband William and Jeanne L. Comeau and her husband Kevin. Cherished grandfather of Matthew, Jaclyn, Kara, Lauren, Brian, Patrick, Natasha and Verusca. Loving great grandfather of 4. Dear brother of the late James, Richard and William. Best friend of Charlie DiCicco.

Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home 482 Main St. (RT28) STONEHAM Saturday August 25th, 2018 at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating John's Eternal Life in St. Patrick's Church 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10am.

Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share memories with the family on Friday August 24th, 2018 from 3-6pm. Parking attendants and elevator available.

Please consider donations in memory of John to St. Jude Children Hospital 313 Washington St. #310 Newton MA 02458 or at