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John Patrick Byrne

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John Patrick Byrne

AGE: 89 • Bethany Beach

John Patrick Byrne, age 89 of Bethany Beach, DE passed away on Friday, October 9, 2015, at his home.

He is survived by beloved wife Sally J. Byrne, sons Terry (Dee), Kevin (Maura), Tim (Kim), Neil, Brendan (Katy), Sean (Sheila), Michael (Tina) and daughter Penny (Isadore) and his 17 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Doris, father Robert, mother Ann, brother Bernard and sister Marguerite.

He was born in Bronx, NY, in 1926 and lived in the Washington, DC area until 1992 when he moved to Bethany Beach, DE. He is an Army WWII Veteran and retired from the FBI. He loved his family, trains, tennis, and Church. He also loved a good pun and had a fantastic sense of humor.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday, October 13th from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 691 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany Beach, DE. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Dagsboro, DE.

Donations can be made to St. Ann's Catholic Church or Compassionate Care Hospice, Georgetown, DE.

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Published in The News Journal on Oct. 11, 2015
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