John "Jack" Rollinson, 90, of Dartmouth, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of the late M. Therese (Lefebvre) Rollinson.
Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late John and Elizabeth (Tripp) Rollinson. Mr. Rollinson served as a Control Tower Operator in the US Navy during WWII. He later worked as a Rubber Compounder at Goodyear for many years, retiring in 1986.
He sang in his church choir and acted in both church and school plays. He was an amateur Lapidary and Gemologist, was active in gem and mineral clubs. He also attended craft, gem and mineral shows under the name of "RollinStones". He was an avid fisherman, boater and gardener.
He is survived by two daughters, Judith R. White of Dartmouth and Dr. Denise Rollinson M.D. and her husband Dr. Kenneth Sassower M.D. of Boston; a son Paul Rollinson and his wife Kim Rollinson of New Jersey and four grandchildren, John "Derek" White, Matthew White, Amy Rollinson and Kori Rozar.
Relatives and friends are invited to his visiting hours, Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 4-6 PM in the WARING-SULLIVAN Homes of Memorial Tribute at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth. Funeral and burial will be private.