2016-04-01 / Obituaries

John Singleton

John B. Singleton, 85, of Kennebunk, died peacefully among family members at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston on March 26, 2016. Our dear John was born in Troy, New York, son of Benjamin A. and Elizabeth C. Singleton. He was raised in Troy, New York, and graduated from Central Catholic High School. He went on to receive a BS in physics from Holy Cross College in 1952, a MS in physics in 1954 from the University of Rhode Island with additional graduate work completed at Lehigh University.

Married to Marie A. Sullivan in 1952, for 63 years, he is survived by his wife, six children, Benjamin Singleton, David Singleton, Pat Demme, John Singleton, Christopher Singleton, Paul Singleton, 12 grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

John had a long, distinguished career with Bell Laboratories in North Andover, Massachusetts, and later with Raychem in Palo Alto, Califtornia. He was an accomplished athlete excelling in basketball and tennis and, an avid fan of all Boston sports teams. John was a devoted father, adoring grandfather. Most of all he considered himself blessed to have shared his life together with his beautiful wife, Marie.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Holy Spirit Parish-St. Martha’s Church, 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk.

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit John’s Book of Memories Page at www.bibberfuneral.com.

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