John ‘Jack’ Rudolph, 66, Dennison Employee; Unsung Hero and Quarterback For Framingham South High

FRAMINGHAM – John F. “Jack” Rudolph, 66, of Northborough, formerly of Framingham, died suddenly on Friday morning, April 13, 2018 at UMASS Medical Center in Worcester.

Born in Charlestown, he was the son of Lawrence Rudolph and his fiancé Judy Thatcher of Norton, and the late Alice (Carney) Rudolph.

Rudolph moved to Framingham at an early age and was educated at St. Stephen’s School and Framingham South High School, where he was the quarterback of the football team and received the Unsung Hero Award.

He started his 46 year career as a machine operator at Dennison Manufacturing in Framingham, which eventually changed to AR Metalizing Corp. in Franklin. He had been awarded many awards of his performance and excellence in his dedication and achievements.

Rudolph was a hard worker who was known for always doing for others.  He took pride and enjoyment working in his yard. He loved cooking and barbequing for family and friends often saying, “Why eat out”?  Jack enjoyed time with his family at home and watching his grandchildren in their various sports.

Besides his father, he is survived by his beloved wife Linda D. (Correnti), his children, Sandy M. and her fiancé Keith Shaw of Marlborough, and James J. of Clinton, his step children, Lisa Allain and her husband Kevin of Millbury, and Christopher Millar and his wife Lorrie of Shrewsbury. His grandchildren, Tyler, Ryan and Shaun Villa, and Anthony, Julia Allain. His siblings, Larry Rudolph and his wife Denise of Millbury, Bobby Rudolph and his wife Toby of Ft. Myers, FL, Janny Howerton and her husband Kenny of Newnan, GA, Donna and her wife Carolyn Machado of Framingham, and Kelly Felzman and her husband Frank of Bellingham. He also leaves many nieces and nephews.  Besides his mother Alice, Jack was predeceased by his brother Stevie.

Family and friends can honor and remember his life by gathering for visiting hours at the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln Street in Framingham on Wednesday, April 18 from 4 to 8 P.M.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday morning in St. Stephen’s Church, 251 Concord Street in Framingham at 10 a.m.

 Following graveside at St. Stephen’s Cemetery.

Remembrances may be made in Jack’s name to: Save a Dog, Inc, 604 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA

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Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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