John Lee “Jack” Sterling, 81, of Pompano Beach FL, former resident of West Bloomfield, MI passed away November 21, 2001. He is survived by his beloved wife Dolores Wilson Sterling, his daughters Nancy Sterling of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Alexis Sterling Popovich (Michael) of Tucson, AZ, and his grandchildren Douglas and Jeffrey Popovich of San Diego, CA and Michelle Popovich Bonjour (Brian) of Stevenson Ranch, CA. Jack was born in Greenwich, CT on June 26, 1920, attended Dartmouth College and served with the elite Marine Raiders in WWII. He was awarded the Silver Star and two Purple Hearts, attaining the rank of Major. Beloved husband, father and grandfather, his devotion to his family and community will be deeply missed. As an advertising representative, Jack was active in the Detroit area in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Organization, Kirk in the Hills Church and several local charities. A memorial service was held at Community Presbyterian Church in Pompano Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in his honor be made to the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization, to which he devoted much service. Semper Fidelis.