Loudonville- John "Jack" F. Contois, 97 of Loudonville and formerly of Latham, passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 30, 2019.
Born July 20, 1922 in Cohoes, he was the son of the late Francis X. and the late Helen (Mooney) Contois. He was educated at Sacred Heart School in Cohoes and La Salle Institute in Troy and was a graduate of the Watervliet Arsenal Apprentice Program. Jack proudly served the US Army during World War II from October 1942 to February 1946. He married the former Patricia Sennett on April 19, 1963 and the two cherished a devoted and loving union of 50 years prior to her passing on June 5, 2013. Jack worked as a Tool Maker in the Process Engineering Section at the Watervliet Arsenal for many years, retiring in 1980.
He is survived by his children John F. Contois Jr., Carol L. Contois, his two cherished grandchildren Molly E. and Matthew N. Maron, and his nephews Dennis and David Contois.
He is predeceased by his brother Francis X. Contois Jr.
A Memorial Mass for Jack will be celebrated on Tuesday November 5, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in St. Augustine's Church, 25 115th St., Troy.
Interment with military honors will take place in Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of John Contois can be made in Jack's memory to St. Augustine's Restoration Fund, 25 115th St., Troy, NY 12182
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