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Hopkins Grammar School
The Class of 1965



John Gamble
Graduation Photo of John John  long served as Secretary for the Class of '65.

At the 30th reunion in 1995, he told us that he had worked in many fields--as a firefighter, fire marshal, and now at W. Atwater and Sons, in the position of Assistant Treasurer.

The color picture shows John with Matt D'Alessio at our 30th reunion in 1995.

John and Stinger at the 30th Reunion.

John passed away on June 29, 2004 after a long illness. His his obituary is to the right.

John's wife Carol wrote the following to Hutch:

"He passed in his sleep. I wanted to let you know that he got a kick out of the card you had the guys sign. It was nice of you to have sent it to him as he did recall the old days and the names brought back memories of the old gang..... He liked the article about Tom in the Hopkins paper too.... Carol"

"John Gamble age 57 of 9 Soundridge Rd. Shelton entered into rest on Tuesday June 29, 2004 at Bishop Wicke Health Care Center. He was the devoted husband of Carol Cribbins Gamble. He was born in Derby on March 18, 1947 son of the late George & Dorothea Donovan Gamble and was a life long resident of Shelton. John was an Insurance Agent and the Corporate Secretary of Wm.C. Atwater Insurance Agency of Derby. He was the Past Capt and member of the Echo Hose Hook & Ladder, a member of the Echo Hose Ambulance Corp, Derby Rec. Camp, a corporator of Griffin Hospital and a former
Fire Marshall for the City of Shelton. He is the be-loved father of Christine and Allison Gamble, cherished grandfather of Andrianna Corbett and brother of George Gamble and. He is also survived by several nieces & nephews.

His funeral left he Funeral Home on Friday at 9:15 AM for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Margaret Mary Church. Burial was at Mt. St. Peter Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Echo Hose Ambulance Corps Meadow St. Shelton, CT 06484 or Bishop Wicke Health Care Center Long Hill Ave. Shelton, CT 06484."

Mail Address: 9 Soundridge Road, Shelton, CT 06484 where he lived with his wife Carol.
Home telephone: 203-929-5982

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This page last updated July 8, 2004