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Jack P. Franzetti
  • In loving memory, the requests donations be made to Friends Keep Hope Alive, 242-11 88 Road, Bellerose, N.Y. 11426-1225 or Damien House, Inc., 4407 N. Elston, Chicago, IL 60630

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“I had many excellent professors at St. John's in the early 60's, but Dr. Franzetti was the best. I was not his brightest student but I actually...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Robert Murphy - Houston, TX

“I've known Jack Franzetti since 1967 when he became my advisor at SJU. We always stayed in touch through my work as a writer and editor for 14 years...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Lorraine Fox - Lakewood Ranch, FL

“I owe so much to Dr. Franzetti even though we had but a few conversations back in 1968-72. I had been accepted to St. John's with the intention of...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Charles Genna - Macungie, PA

“It is with great sadness that I heard of Jack Franzetti's death last week. Jack had hired me rather fresh out of graduate school in 1968, so I was...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Joseph Marotta - Waretown, NJ

“I love you Poppy and will to the end. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Jake Franzetti - Flushing, NY

“I was literally talking to someone the other day about Professor Franzetti. One of my favorite teachers ever. We had such a good rapport and he was...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Lou Veltri - Westerville, OH

“So sorry to hear of the loss of Dr. Franzetti. I was one of his students and he was the best professor I ever had. Such a nice and kind person. ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Kevin McCarthy - Smithtown, NY

“I was so fortunate to have him as my father-in-law. Over the decades I saw a man of quiet reserve, gentle, kind, generous beyond imaging. Dad taught...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Maria Franzetti - Flushing, NY

“Jack Franzetti, one of the finest human beings I have ever known, was my mentor, my divisional chairperson for many years, my colleague, and, most...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Vivian Valvano Lynch

“Jack was the epitome of a cultured, intelligent Christian gentleman. He loved God and all God’s people.... most of all —family. ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Michael Callaghan, CM - Friend

“Paul,Please accept my condolences at the passing away of your dearly departed father. Please email me your home address so I can mail you a Mass card. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Andrew Scotti - Woodside, NY

“Jack Franzetti was one of the most decent, one of the most wonderful men I've ever known. He was always warm, welcoming, and easy to talk to. I...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Barrie Rosen

“Our deepest condolences ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Manny Salvato - SOMERVILLE, NJ

“Dr. Jack Franzetti was a kind, compassionate, and open-minded individual and leader. Those of us who worked with him in the Division of English and...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Tom Kitts - Brooklyn, NY

“Jack was one of the finest men I have ever met and one of my most cherished colleagues. I was always amazed by his compassion, steadfastness and...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Robert Tomes - Staten Island, NY

“I'm so sorry to hear of Dr. Franzetti's passing. I was one of his students at St. John's University from 1979-1983 and I learned so much from him....Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Anita Bringe-Worth - Charlotte, NC

“Jack was my friend for more than 50 years. When I came to St. John's as a graduate assistant, he was one of the first to welcome me. Later, during...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Dorothy Habben - Garden City, NY

“Thank you, dear Jack, for all you did especially for the English and Speech Division of St. Vincent's College on the SJU campus. We are The Collins...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Kathleen Marks - Forest Hills, NY

“He was an extraordinary professor with a kind heart who was willing to help along a newcomer. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Noe - Glen Cove, NY

“My deepest sympathy to the family of Jack.The way to heaven is through the valley of The Lord.Mr. Franzetti has walked this path in grace and...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Neil Griffin - Family Friend

Jack passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020.

Jack was a resident of Douglaston, New York.