John Thomas Cassidy III, "The Jackman", age 68, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, September 3rd 2019 at home.
Born October 10th 1950 in Philadelphia, PA. Preceded in death by his father, John Thomas Cassidy II; mother, Eleanor McGuigan; and brother, Daniel Louis Caldaretti. He is survived by his wife, Ellen Cassidy; son, Graham Cassidy; granddaughter, Danielle Cassidy; brother, Robert Cassidy; niece, Julia-Marie Cassidy; and nephew, Matthew Cassidy; and many cousins. Jack developed a passion for photography after taking an elective in college. He was a photographer for the Philadelphia Flyers for 42 years. In addition to the Flyers, he occasionally photographed the Phillies, Philadelphia Eagles, many concerts and family events. Behind the camera was a man who truly lived life to the fullest. Everyone that was a part of his life would leave the room in laughing fits. He was a true character. There was nothing he loved more that his family and his cat, Angel.
Jackman's celebration of life will begin with visitation on Tuesday, September 24, from 10AM-12 noon at WOODSIDE FUNERAL HOME (Quinton Location), 613 Salem-Quinton Rd., Salem, NJ 08079. There will be a memorial service at 12PM. A short gathering will be held afterward at the Salem Oak Winery, 62 Railroad Ave., Pedricktown, NJ 08067.
In Lieu of flowers, Pleased make a donation in Jack's name to Ranch Hope for Boys, Inc., PO Box 325, Alloway, NJ 08001.
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