Commander John "Jack" Jarvies, of Port Jervis, died Tuesday, January 4, 2005 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis. He was 74. Jack was XO on Tiru from August 1961 until February 1963.
The son of the late Edward A. Jarvies and Mary Isabel Jarvies, he was born June 20, 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio.
He was married to Rose Marie Chadband Jarvies, who survives.
He was a member of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis; Veteran of the US Army, Korean War and Viet Nam. Jack was the Commanding Officer of the USS Carbonero SS 337 and served aboard 5 different Submarines. He was also a member of the US Submarines Veterans Inc. Hudson Valley Base, Post 8645, past commander and member of the Holland Club, New Paltz. Jack was a Retired Commander of the US Navy after 22 years of service. He was also a retired production manager for Domino Sugar, Philadelphia, Pa. and Ret. plant manager for Wick-Hen Products, Port Jervis, N.Y.
Survivors include his wife at home; Rose Charband Jarvies; son, Gregg Jarvies and his wife Angela of Hillsborough, N.C.; five daughters, Janice Jarvies of Clementon, N.J., Barbara Jarvies of Norristown, Pa., Joanne Christaldi and her husband Joseph of Berlin, N.J., Patricia Herrera and her husband Raul of Old Bridge, N.J., Maureen Cadena and her husband Marco of Quito, Ecuador; one brother, Richard Jarvies and wife Maria of Fayetteville, N.C.; two sisters, Anne Carroll and Maryanne Coleman and her husband Dean all of Kennesaw, Ga.; seven grandchildren, Laura, Kevin, Chuck, Cathy, Stephanie, Samantha, Olivia; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his stepmother, Wilhemena Jarvies.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, January 7 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Saturday, January 8 at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Port Jervis. The Rev. Kuriakose will officiate.
USSVI will conduct services Friday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. The vigil wake service will be held at 6:30 p.m., Friday.
Interment will be private.
Contributions may be made to the USSVI, c/o VFW Post 8645, 101 Route 208, New Paltz, NY 12561.