John “Jack” J. Stapleton, 89, of Beverly, died Sept. 22.

Funeral services were held Sept. 28 from Donnellan Funeral Home to St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church. Interment followed at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret; his children, Kevin (Leslie) Stapleton, Ann (Jim) Voves, Mary (James) Christensen and Elizabeth (Charlie) DiCaro; his grandchildren, Graham, Hugh, Emily, Jack, Charlie, Beatrice, Packy, Claudia and Francesca; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Stapleton was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Korean War. He retired after 35 years with Morton Salt Company. He was a former facilitator for the St. Xavier Renaissance Academy.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to or Eosinophillic Esophagitis Disease Research, P.O. Box 32, Lincolnshire, IL 60069.