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OBITUARY

John "Jack" R. Chalmers

13 August, 192821 December, 2019

Chalmers, John “Jack” R., age 91 of Flint, died Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Candlestone Assisted Living Facility, Midland, Michigan. John was born August 13, 1928 in Flint, the son of Peter and Mabel Chalmers. Jack was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Flint and he loved teaching and promoting the importance of an education. He retired from Mott Community College and Davenport University. Preceding him in death is wife of 61 years, Wilma Chalmers. Surviving are his sister Carol (Bob) Shapiro; his sons: Richard (Bonnie) Chalmers, Bruce (Evonda) Chalmers; grandchildren: Mathew, Andrew, and Megan. The family would like to send special thanks to Vicki Van Warner and Bryan Cranick for their love and support. A memorial service will be held at 1pm on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church, 746 Saginaw St., Flint. Reverend Paul Ytterock officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, 8 February , 2020

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John "Jack" R. Chalmers

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Tony Bielec

February 3, 2020

Jack was a Good and Lifelong Friend......My Sincere Condolences to Bruce, Rick and their Families.

Heidi Briell

January 21, 2020

Rick and Bruce, Your dad changed my life. His strong conviction to teaching and technology taught me to embrace technology rather than run away from it. I use the tools he taught me in Systems Analysis 101 on a daily basis and will never forget the hours he spent helping me debug programs (back on punch cards -- I know I am showing my age!). In later years he went from a professor to a friend and wanted me to call him 'John ' however it never felt comfortable because of the deep respect I had for him. He will forever be Mr. Chalmers -- an amazing Computer Science Professor.

FROM THE FAMILY
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