John M McNerney
May 31 1925 - December 17 2015 - Age 90


Born May 31, 1925 in Seattle; died December 17, 2015 also in Seattle. Survived by Irene, his wife of 10 years; his children, Larry, Adele Kennedy (Dwight), David (Arlene) and Diane Eastman (Mark); 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; Irene’s children, Patricia White (Steve), Barbara Richenberg, James Cox, Kathy Lathrop (Bob) and Lynne Cox; and their families; siblings, Tom (Gloria), Mary Kittleson, Sister Theresa and Grace Sowder (Don); and their families.

Preceded in death in 2003, by Lavina, his wife of 55 years; and brothers, Walter and Bob.

John grew up in Seattle, joining the US Navy after graduating from Ballard High School. After serving his country, he turned his interest to serving his community by joining the Seattle Fire Department. He rose to the rank of Captain as he raised a family of four. John was a strong and loving man who had a unique relationship with every member of his family; it was those same people who provided his greatest joys. Throughout his time with the church, the Fire Department, his family and friends, he touched many lives. For those of us who knew him best, we were blessed.

Recitation of the Rosary will be Tuesday, December 22nd at 7 PM at Hoffner Fisher & Harvey Chapel 508 North 36th St, Seattle 98103 Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, December 23rd at 11 AM at St. Matthew Catholic Church 1240 NE 127th St, Seattle 98125

Seattle, WA (current)
Seattle, WA (birthplace)

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