John J. Irvine Jr., 76


Hudson – John J. Irvine Jr., 76, died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at Marlborough Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Betty M. (Archambeault) Irvine of Hudson.

Born and raised in Marlborough, son of the late John J. Irvine Sr. and Fabiola M. (Scott) Irvine, he was a graduate of the Immaculate Conception Grammar School and later was a graduate of Saint Viator's Catholic High School for boys. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Northeastern University in Boston.

Mr. Irvine served his country as a Special Intelligence Officer with the U.S. Army during the Cold War and was a longtime CEO and Vice President of the former Hudson Co-operative Bank. He was the youngest Bank CEO in Massachusetts at one time. He was a member and former President of the Hudson Rotary Club, former President of the L.D. Apsley Fund, active member of the Hudson Industrial Commission, former board member of the Hudson Public Library, member of Saint Michael's Parish and life member of the Hudson Lodge of Elks.

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Besides his wife, he is survived by his two children, John Robert Irvine and his wife Kristina of Quaker Town, Penn. and Tracy A. Wesinger and her husband John of Hudson. He is also survived by his sister, Lucille Lambert of Grafton; six grandchildren, Allyssa, Daniel, Nicole and Thomas Irvine, Sarah and Seth Wesinger; and his many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Lorraine Morgan.

Calling hours will be held Monday, Aug. 29, from 9 to 10:45 a.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc., 50 Central St., Hudson, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in Saint Michael's Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson. Burial will follow in Forestvale Cemetery, Hudson.

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