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John GORMLEY


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GORMLEY, John Joseph John J. Gormley of Atlanta, GA died on September 30, 2017. He was the widower of Marian Francis Gormley. Mr. Gormley was born in Naugatuck, CT on June 7, 1926, the son of John J. Gormley Sr. and Kathryn Hacking Gormley. He was a graduate of Naugatuck High School and Cheshire Academy. He also attended Teachers College of Connecticut at New Britain. Mr. Gormley was employed at the Naugatuck Post Office for seven years before being appointed to the position of United States Postal Inspector with the Postal Service's Criminal Division in Atlanta, GA. He served in that position for the next twenty-five years, retiring in 1980. Later, he was employed in Atlanta as a Manager for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia for ten years. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II. Mr. Gormley is survived by three sons, John L. Gormley and Robert F. Gormley Sr., both of Atlanta and Thomas J. Gormley (Karen) of Lawrenceville, GA; four grandsons, Zachary B. Gormley of the U.S. Navy, Thomas O. Gormley of Miami, FL, Mitchell O. Gormley of Ann Arbor, MI, and Robert F. Gormley Jr. of Cumming, GA. He was predeceased by a son, James F. Gormley. Mr. Gormley was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Atlanta for 61 years. The family held a private burial at Arlington Memorial Park on October 4, 2017.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 12, 2017
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