John McGoldrick

Colonel John R. McGoldrick of San Antonio passed away on December 26, 2012 at the age of 84. The son of John R. McGoldrick Sr. and Mary Beatrice McGoldrick (Nee Mooney) was born in Boston, Massachusetts on November 20, 1928. Colonel McGoldrick graduated from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. in 1950 before joining the United States Air Force, where he earned the rank of Colonel and was a member of the Inspector General's team as well as the Strategic Air Command. In 1973 he moved to San Antonio where he was the commander of the Cryptologic Depot at Kelly Air Force Base. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Donna McGoldrick, daughter Tracy McGoldrick and son-in-law Kirk Weddle of Austin, and in Boston, his son John R. McGoldrick III, daughter-in-law Diana Belanger and grand-daughter Evelyn McGoldrick. A funeral service will take place at 9:30 am on Monday, January 7, 2013 at Sunset Funeral Home, 1701 Austin Highway, San Antonio, TX, 78218 with interment to follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery where he will receive full military honors. John McGoldrick was loved by so many and will be missed and remembered. Condolences may be offered at

Funeral Home

Sunset Funeral Home
1701 Austin Highway San Antonio, TX 78218
(210) 828-2811

Published in Express-News on Jan. 6, 2013