John Robert FINNEGAN Sr.

St Paul, Minnesota

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Hi Cara and Family: Please accept our sincere sympathy on the death of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. The Emmett OKeefe family. Terry,Emmett, Kelly and Pat


Sorry to learn of your father's passing. Based on knowing you he must have been a good man and a good father. Take comfort in knowing that in Heaven there is no more pain and sorrow. Steve

Jimmy & the rest of the Finnegan family, our sympathy on the passing of your father. He lived an exceptional life and created many enduring memories and life lessons. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Norma and entire Finnegan family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Jack was a great man whom I respected and admired. I loved his bright smile and quick wit.
I appreciate the wonderful photos and stories that you shared on Facebook during Jack's final precious weeks with us. Your love for him is abundantly evident.
May God welcome Jack with open arms, and may He give you all peace and strength during this challenging time.
(And I'm sure Joe will enjoy showing his Dad the...

Greg, Mary, Sam, Kelsey, and Thomas,
I am very sorry for your loss. I hope you can find peace knowing he is up there. Thoughts and prayers with you and your whole family.

Bobbi, Mike, and family,
Tim and I were sorry to hear of the loss of your Father and Grandfather. May you have fond memories of all of his life you shared. God bless.

Norma and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Jack was such a bright light in the Minnesota journalism community. He was a great friend to so many of us and always had time to help with advice, wise counsel and even a joke when needed. He was my go-to guy on Freedom of Information, data privacy and access issues. He was such a help to the old Neighborhood and Community Press Association. He was beyond generous with his time. He was a terrific supporter of urban neighborhood media and his...

Dear Norma and Finnegan Family,

Sincere condolences to all. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

My thoughts and prayers are with the Finnegan family. May the Good Lord help you in this time of sorrow.


John's Obituaries

Age 87 Of St. Paul Passed away October 2, 2012 at home with support and love of family and friends, and the attentive care of HealthPartners Hospice staff. Born in Walker, MN in 1924, he was the son of Isabel and William F. Finnegan Sr., owners of the Chase Hotel resort on Leech Lake. Idyllic...

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