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John J. McFadden

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John J. McFadden

John J. McFadden, 79, of Hockessin, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2013.

John was born in Wilmington, DE the son of the late Maurice and Catherine McFadden. He graduated from Salesianum School in 1951. He earned a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Delaware in 1955. He then served two years in the US Army at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama. John worked for Hewlett Packard in Avondale and Wilmington for 37 years until his retirement in 1998.

He is survived by Eleanor, his wife of 53 years, and five children; brothers, Dennis (Lois, New Smyrna Beach FL) and James (Nancy) and sisters; Mary Leies and Ann McFadden, OSF, all of Wilmington. He was predeceased by sisters, Margaret and Agnes.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, May 13th at 11:30 am at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Hockessin, DE. Family and friends may visit on Monday, from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Pike Creek. John will be buried privately at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of John to Salesianum School, 1801 N. Broom St., Wilmington, DE 19802 or Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware, 669 S. Union St., Wilmington, DE 19805.

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Published in The News Journal on May 11, 2013
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