Exeter, NH – John D. Park Jr., 65, of Exeter, formerly of Methuen, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, January 22, 2022 with family at his side.
He was born in Methuen, MA on January 26, 1956 a son of Joan (Green) Park and the late John D. Park Sr.
Raised in Methuen, he graduated from Central Catholic High School with the Class of 1974. He went on to work in the restaurant industry his whole career, most recently as a chef for Phillips Exeter Academy.
John loved spending time with family, going on vacations, hanging out at the beach and was passionate about cooking and gardening.
Surviving family members include his children, Jennifer M. Park and Ian D. Thibault both of Haverhill, MA; siblings, Gary Park and his wife Brenda, Stephen Park, Chris Park and his wife Julie and Marybeth Park and her significant other Carol, Kathy Richardson and her husband Keith and Heather Lane and her husband Brian; grandchildren, Ian Liam, Vincent, Jukka, Jaiden, Gavin, Gemma and great grandchildren, Azula, Athena and Cameron.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on Saturday, February 12, 2022 in St. Michael Parish, 9 Lincoln St., Exeter, NH 03833. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.