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John P. Ekberg III

February 26, 1947 ~ March 4, 2021 (age 74)

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Obituary

Ekberg, John Paul III on March 4, 2021 Born in St. Louis, MO in 1947. Long time resident of Greenwich, CT; more recently of Setauket, NY.  Beloved spouse of Barbara McKenzie. Loving father of Tess Bremer and her husband Mark. Cherished "Papou" of Clara Bremer.  
Devoted son of Peggy Ekberg and the late John Paul Ekberg, Jr. 
John is also survived by his dear sisters Marla Barbin (Ry), Susan Stiritz (Bill), Jill Ryan (Ken) and many nieces and nephews.
John was a distinguished and accomplished lawyer in Greenwich, CT; practicing family law for many years.  He also had the prestigious honor of being admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar.
John took great pride in being a member of the Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich, CT for more than 40 years.  He was an avid sailor with a passion for competitive sailing. John captained his devoted crew of Foolish Pleasure to many racing victories throughout the years.  
John will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege to be a part of his life.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital and the American Heart Association. 
 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 8, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
St James Funeral Home, Inc
829 Middle Country Rd
St James, NY 11780

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 9, 2021

10:30 AM
St. James Lutheran Church
230 2nd Ave
St. James, NY 11780

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
March 9, 2021

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
3442 NY-112
Coram, NY 11727

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