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John W. McGinnes, Sr.

AGE: 77 • New Castle

Age 77 of New Castle, passed away on October 28, 2015. John was born in Wilmington, DE on May 2, 1938, son of the late Harry and Margaret (Kines) McGinnes. He had worked at General Motors for 34 years. John enjoyed playing pool and fishing, and had also found joy in riding his motorcycle.

John is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Janet R. (Mayhorn) McGinnes; children, John W. McGinnes, Jr. (Lisa) and Linda Pine (Greg); grandchildren, Neal McGinnes, Kacey Watkins (Adam), Shane McGinnes, Anthony Russo, and Eric Russo; great-grandchildren, Olivia Watkins, Layla Watkins, Austin McGinnes, and Ashton Rosado siblings, Franny McGinnes (Donna) and Mildred Purdue; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 7 siblings.

The family extends heartfelt gratitude to Heartland Hospice, with notable gratitude to Sherry Yeager and Shirley Simple, for their kindness and exemplary care of John.

Visitation will be held at the CHARLES P. ARCARO FUNERAL HOME, 2309 Lancaster Ave in Wilmington, on Tuesday, November 3 from 11am-12noon, immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 12noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Rd, #102, Newark, DE 19702.


Published in The News Journal from Nov. 1 to Nov. 3, 2015
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