Jack Carra, Jr.

Service

Date: Thu, June 15, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Location:
Tonini Funeral Chapel
Address:
2135 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa

Visitation

Date: Thu, June 15, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location:
Tonini Funeral Chapel
Address:
2135 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa

Jack Carra, Jr.

Jack F. Carra, Jr., 83, of Des Moines, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at his home. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. at Tonini Funeral Chapel with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m.

Jack is survived by his wife, Janice; six children Rick Nelson, Jack Carra, Phil Carra, Frank Carra, Lucy Phipps, and Susan Hensley; many grand and great-grandchildren; two brothers Joe (Debra) Carra and Frank (Maria) Carra, sister-in-law Anastasia Carra and brother-in-law Jack Russo.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Anthony, Pete, and Phillip, and sister Lucy.

Jack Francis was born on September 21, 1933 in Monreale, Sicily, the son of Jack and Orsolina Carra. He enlisted into the United States Army and served from 1953-1955. He married Janice Nelson on December 22, 1962 in Des Moines. Jack worked for Martinizing Cleaners and Firestone Tire.

Jack enjoyed gardening and could make anything grow. He liked to watch TV, especially old western shows. He was a great cook and made a delicious pasta sauce. Above all, Jack loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Online condolences can be left at www.iowafuneralplanning.com.

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