March 26, 1939 ~ June 7, 2017
Born in: Starkville, CO,
Resided in: Pueblo, CO
John Richard 'Jack' McCluskey, 78, of Pueblo went to be with his Lord and Savior on June 7, 2017. He was born on March 26, 1939, in Starkville, Colo. He is survived by his loving and dedicated wife of 45 years Marilyn McCluskey; son, Mark McCluskey; daughter, Jaclyn (Nathan) Mutz; grandsons, Hunter, Gunnison and Jackson Mutz; sister-in-law, Sharol McCluskey; nephew, Jonathan (Katrina) McCluskey; great-nephews, Justin and Connor McCluskey; great-niece, Makalia McCluskey; as well as many cousins. Jack was preceded in death by his biological mother, Leona McCluskey; father, John D. McCluskey; the mother who raised him, Kathryn McCluskey; brother, William 'Bill' McCluskey; and nephew, Michael McCluskey. Jack grew up in Pueblo and was a proud graduate of Centennial High School. He attended Pueblo Community College and served in the United States Air Force from 1958 to 1962. Jack was a master electrician and worked at Johnson Electric for 37 years and Steel City Electric for 13 years before retiring in 2009. He served the Lord through ushering and teaching toddlers/preschoolers Sunday School for 15 years at St. Paul United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Scottish Rite Masons Silver State Lodge #95 for 52 years. Jack was a gentle and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. Jack loved all animals and was an avid hunter and fisherman. A special thank you to the staff at the Bruce McCandless Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home in Florence, Colo. A celebration of his life will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, June 15, 2017, at First United Methodist Church, 310 W. 11th St., with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. In lieu of flowers and food, please make donations to the Alzheimer's Association through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com
Marilyn~ I just saw this today. I am so sorry for your family’s loss of Jack. I know you have many loving memories of him to ease your grief. Prayers for peace to all of you! Bev Brown Catalano.