John J. Harlow, Sr., age 77, of Springfield, PA, formerly of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on February 12, 2020. Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late John S. and Elsie Veronica Harlow (nee Carney).
John was a 1960 graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill, PA. He had been employed as a Maintenance Supervisor at Fair Acres. He coached football for over 25 years at Westbrook Park Boys Club, where he served as a coach and the President of the Westbrook Park Boys Club. He coached Holy Cross football, St. Dorothy's football and Wake Forest Demon Deacons Youth Football League. He also coached football for Upper Darby High School.
John is survived by his beloved wife, Carole L. Harlow (nee Taylor). Loving father of John J. Harlow, Jr. (Annette), Dru Ann Staud (Stephen) and Craig W. Harlow (Silva). Dear grandfather of John Joseph Harlow, III, Daniel and Katelyn Harlow, Alexander Harlow, Benjamin Harlow, Matthew Staud, Tyler Staud, Nicholas Staud and Aidan Norris, Luke Norris and Ryan Harlow.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:00-10:20 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 136 Saxer Avenue, Springfield, PA and to his Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John J. Harlow, Sr., please visit our floral store.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105