By Conor-Healy Funeral Home

Retired farrier John “Jack” Francis Sullivan, 75, of Deerfield, N.H., died Sunday, May 17, 2015, surrounded by his loving family at Bedford Hills Center after a period of declining health.

He was born April 29, 1940, in Manchester, N.H., to John Joseph and Lorraine (Mooney) Sullivan Jr.

He served in the United States Air Force Reserve at Grenier Air Force Base in Manchester. He held the rank of airman first class. Sullivan was called to duty during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

In his early years, he was a bartender at Pop’s Cocktail Lounge in Manchester. Until his retirement, he was a farrier for 35 years. Along with his wife Judy he helped form the Emergency Medical Team of the Deerfield Fire and Rescue Department, where he served as president for 2 years, as well as a volunteer firefighter.

He was married for 39 years to Judith J. (Kretchmar) Sullivan. She died Jan. 3, 2006.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 at Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 537 Union St. in Manchester. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at Conor-Healy Funeral Home.