, Newburyport, MA

May 15, 2014

John 'Jack' Emerzian, 59

ROWLEY, MA — John "Jack" Emerzian of Rowley, Mass., formerly of Danvers and Lynn, passed away on Monday, May 12, from a serious illness.

Jack was born in 1954 to the late John and Erdine (Betty) Emerzian. Jack is survived by his loving wife, Cindy; and two cherished sons, Douglas and Matthew; his siblings, Holly Serevitch, Peter Emerzian,Steven Emerzian, and Wendy Martins; and also many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was a graduate of Danvers High School, Class of 1972, and Northern Essex Community College in 1974. He had a passion for sports and possessed a competitive good natured spirit. He played baseball, softball, enjoyed golf, and gardening.

Jack proudly co-owned and operated John's Market in Rowley with his Dad, John A. Emerzian, until its closing in 1994.

Jack had a deep and steadfast love for his family, was always kind and generous, loyal, loving, and supportive.

ARRANGEMENTS: A period of visitation will be held on Thursday, May 15, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the F.S. Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 14 Independent Street, Rowley. A funeral Mass will be offered at 10 a.m., on Friday, May 16, in St. Mary's Church, Main Street, Rowley. Burial will follow in St. Mary's of the Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. For information, directions, or to send condolences, please visit