John “Jack” Nalipinski, 84, passed on January 2, 2021 from complications of a long-term illness. Jack was born on May 4,1936 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Jack is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years Fran and his children Michael (Paige), Patti (Mike), Judi (Gregg) and Mary (Verne). He also left behind seven grandchildren (Brittany, Kai, Sam, Mason, Bailee, Austin and Jack). He also leaves behind two brothers in Minnesota and one deceased brother. Jack served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
A long-time resident of Pittsburgh, Jack was a prominent businessman on many levels. He was a member of Chartiers Country Club in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a skilled golfer, he spent many hours on the course and enjoyed a friendly game of gin afterwards with friends. Jack was also a very competitive card player and puzzle solver. His idea of a good time was traveling with Fran and spending time with his grandchildren and many friends. Due to current pandemic, the immediate family held a private gathering at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Naples, Florida at the outdoor prayer garden. If any future celebration of life occurs, friends and family will be notified.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to: Little Sisters of the Poor,300 Exchange St S, St. Paul, Minnesota 55102 or Knights of Columbus, Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Avenue North, Naples, Fla.34108..
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