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John M. Gahagan

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John M. Gahagan

Brick - John Martin Gahagan 87 years old of Brick passed away February 2, 2018 at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, NJ. Born in Brooklyn, John was a veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean War where he earned a Silver Star and a Purple Heart. After the War, he worked for Chase Manhattan Bank for 40 years retiring as a Treasurer. In addition to his role as a provider for a wife and five children, he remained active in Saint Rita's Roman Catholic Church in Queens, NY for decades as an usher, Athletic Director for the CYO, and a member of the Holy Name Society. He lived out his final years in New Jersey devoted to his wife Joan before her passing and always immensely proud of his Irish heritage and his family.

Visiting will be Tuesday 9:00am until 10:30am at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at the Church of the Visitation RC Church, Brick 11:00am. Interment will follow at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran Memorial Cemetery.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 4, 2018
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