John L. Darrow

November 9, 1944September 18, 2022
John L. Darrow, 77 of Flagler Beach, passed away September 18, 2022 at his residence. Mr. Darrow was born November 9, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York, a son of Samuel and Florence Darrow. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy, serving in Viet Nam. After his honorable discharge, he was a Detective for the New York City Police Department for 21 years, retiring in 1989, and moved to Flagler Beach. He managed the Ocean Beach Club #1 condos, and volunteered as a member of VFW Post 8696 where he managed the bar and kitchen. He also enjoyed playing golf, going to casinos, playing craps, reading and traveling. He is survived by his wife Marie Marchetti, of 32 years whom he married on October 21, 1989. He is also survived by his brother Alan (Dawn) Darrow of Las Vegas, and a sister, Christine Darrow of Apopka. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at the VFW Post 8696, 47 Old Kings Road North, Palm Coast FL 32137 on November 9th, 2022 at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 or by visiting Condolences may be sent to

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