Jack was born on May 28, 1931 in Weymouth to the late Harold and Audrey (Edmonds) Shores. He attended Weymouth public schools and graduated from Fitchburg State College with Bachelor's and Master’s Degrees in Education. Jack was a United States Navy veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict and 18 years in the Naval Reserve, achieving the rank of Chief Petty Officer. He was honorably discharged and received the Good Conduct, Korean Service, United Nations, and National Defense Medals. Jack was an Educator and School Administrator working for King Philip Regional High School in Wrentham, Upper Cape Regional Technical High School in Bourne, and Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School in Easton until his retirement in 1998. He was a member of the VFW Post 1822, Knights of Columbus Council 1190, Naval Reserve and Fleet Reserve Associations. Jack was a longtime volunteer at Jordan Hospital, and a parishioner of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Church.
Jack's family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to the dedicated staff of the Senior Behavioral Care Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth.
A period of visitation will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Cartmell-Davis Life Celebration Funeral Home, 373 Court Street, Plymouth. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 10:30 am at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church, 126 South Meadow Road, Plymouth. The interment will follow the mass at Plymouth County Cemetery on South Meadow Road, Plymouth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth: 275 Sandwich St. Plymouth, MA, 02360 (www.bidplymouth.org), or Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: 450 Brookline Ave. Boston, MA, 02115 (www.dana-farber.org). For more information or to sign the online guestbook please visit www.cartmelldavis.com.