Mikey McGinley
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Mikey McGinley passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 3, 2016. He was 22. Mikey was a resident of King of Prussia, PA, and a member of Mother of Divine Providence Church in King of Prussia. He was a graduate of Malvern Prep, Class of 2011, where he swam and played water polo and rugby. He was presently a student at Drexel University. Mikey previously swam for the Upper Merion Marlins, Picket Post and Wayne Swim & Tennis. He became a certified scuba driver at the age of 10. He enjoyed playing catch, going to E.D.M. concerts, anything sports related and spending time with his family and friends. Most of all, he loved spending his days at the beach working on the Sea Isle City and Avalon Beach Patrols. Born in Philadelphia, PA on July 5, 1993, he was a beloved son of John M. and Patricia A. (Hillegass) McGinley. Also surviving is a brother, John F. McGinley and a sister, Maura K. McGinley, both of King of Prussia, PA; paternal grandmother, Elizabeth (Kurian) McGinley; maternal grandfather, Francis T. Hillegass and his wife, Ann. He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, John P. McGinley; and maternal grandmother, Elizabeth (Witz) Hillegass. Relatives & friends are invited to Mikey’s Funeral Mass at Mother of Divine Providence Church, 333 Allendale Rd., King of Prussia, PA on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 11:00 am. His viewings are Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm; and Saturday morning from 9:00 to 10:50 am, both at the church. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mikey’s memory to Malvern Prep Water Polo c/o Malvern Prep Development Dept., 418 S. Warren Ave., Malvern, PA 29355-2707. malvernprep.org/friarclub Arrangements are by The Bacchi Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd., Bridgeport, PA. Condolences at www.bacchifh.com

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Published in The Times Herald from Apr. 5 to Apr. 6, 2016.
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March 30, 2019
I still think of Mikey and your beautiful family more often than you might imagine. I still have the mass booklet that was given out at the funeral mass. It touches my heart to the core every time I look at Mikey's smiling face. He remains in my heart and will always be remembered as one of my favorite and most respected students. He was truly a friend to everyone. While I know that Mikey's loss will always be with you, I pray that you continue to heal and enjoy the wonderful memories you must have. I share your loss more than ever at this time since I lost my beloved husband this past July. I'm sure you can relate to this terrible loss. I wonder if I will ever be the same. My sadness is immeasurable. You remain in my prayers as I hope that I am in yours.
Marie Zebraski
Teacher
August 23, 2016
Months have gone by since the passing of your beloved son. Please know that people you have never met still think of you & hope you and your family are healing.
Connie & Bill Waterman
June 30, 2016
John, Patti, John & Maura.

The sadness of your tremendous loss is just reaching us in Cleveland. I wish I could say something meaningful to provide comfort, but all we have is love for our dear KoP McGinleys.
The Arnetts
April 14, 2016
John, Patti, John, & Maura,
Doug & I send our deepest sympathy for your tragic loss. I remember little Mikey hanging out on the sidelines as big brother Johnny and our son Chris played for the travel soccer team. I always felt he was a nice kid with a kind soul.
Faith Gefvert
April 11, 2016
Patti-
My deepest sympathy to you and your family for such a tragic, unexpected loss. My prayers & thoughts are with you. Lydia
Lydia Companion
April 11, 2016
Our family sends heartfelt condolences to the McGinley family. Our daughter Jade was a friend of Mike's at Drexel. She speaks very highly of him. She & Mike's friends at the Drexel community will NEVER forget his "kind soul". GOD Bless you all.
B & C Waterman
April 8, 2016
Patti, John, Maura & John, the Reifsnyders extend our most sincerest condolences to your family. We were heartbroken to hear the sad news about Mikey. Your devastating loss is unimaginable. Please know that You are in our thoughts & prayers during this most difficult time.
Mary & Joe Reifsnyder & family
April 8, 2016
Dear John, Patti, Johnny & Maura,
Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you all.
If you need anything, we are here.
May the beautiful memories you shared warm your heart.
May Mikey's smile help wipe your tears.
May the good Lord's love fill you with peace.
Scott & Kathy Palmer
April 8, 2016
Scott & Kathy Palmer
April 8, 2016
Patti and Family, so sorry to hear of this news. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time.
Robin Wagner
April 7, 2016
John, Patti, John and Maura, I was in absolute disbelief when I heard the very sad news about Mikey. He was such a great kid who always put a smile on my face and would light up a room. May God give you courage and strength during these difficult days ahead. Bernice Duff
April 7, 2016
We are so sorry to learn of Mikey's passing. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Walter&Sandy Moore
Walter&Sandy Moore
April 7, 2016
Patti and John, I am shocked and deeply saddened by the news of Mikey's passing. Please be assured of my prayer that God will give you both the strength to endure during these very difficult days. Francesco Badalamenti
April 6, 2016
We are so very saddened and sorry to hear of Mikey's passing. May your fond memories bolster you, and God be your comfort. Your family is in our prayers.

Carmen and Lauraine Masciantonio, Taira and Mikelle and Nick
April 6, 2016
Our deepest sympathy to your family for your unexpected loss. Our prayers & thoughts are with you.
Donohue Family
April 6, 2016
He had a smile that lighted up the room. He will be missed. Your family is in our prayers.
Betsy Gheopreal
April 6, 2016
My condolences to you and your family. In the short time i knew Mikey at Malvern, he was always smiling. Mikey was an incredible man. My thoughts, prayers, and warmest hugs are coming your way.
James Fry
April 6, 2016
John and Patty, John and Maura, We offer our deepest and sincere sympathy for your loss. So many memories from MDP and that great class Mikey and Vicki were a part of. Praying you all find peace in your hearts as we continue to pray for Mikey and all of you.
Theresa (Burdo) DeAngelo
Theresa DeAngelo
April 6, 2016
Leah Esmonde
April 6, 2016
Our deepest sympathy to the McGinley family at this very difficult time. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. The Malvern community has lost a fun, loving person but has gained an angel. God Bless you and your family.
Georgie Coffey
April 6, 2016
Mikey was the kind of kid that parents pray for. It was always such a joy to be around him. I am shocked and saddened beyond belief by this tragic news. My heartfelt sympathy to his wonderful family. What a loss!
Marie Zebraski
April 6, 2016
I am thinking of you all, and especially Maura, at this difficult time.
Jennifer Sharp
April 6, 2016
The Cichowicz family would like to express their condolences to the McGinley family at this very sad time. Doug and Mikey were classmates at MDP and although he won't be able to attend the funeral because of overseas deployment with the Army, his - and our- thoughts and prayers are with you all.
April 6, 2016
The Mershon Family sends out our most deepest, heartfelt sympathy over the loss of Mikey. He was a bright star. We are stricken with grief and send our love and prayers. May you be lifted by the concern and love of all who knew your wonderful son. Janie, John, Thomas, Hollie and John
April 6, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with the McGinley family during this most difficult time.
Lynn Swartley-Harvey
April 6, 2016
Rest In Peace Mikey. Heaven has gained another angel. Prayers are with your family right now during this rough time. Please watch over us all
Leah Esmonde
April 5, 2016
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this extremely difficult time. The Jakielaszek Family
Jackie Jakielaszek
April 5, 2016
Our deepest sympathy goes out to the McGinley family and our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. The Stockett family will always remember Mikeys smiling face and positive upbeat demeanor. As captain of Malvern Prep's water polo team he was a standout player and selfless leader and will be dearly missed, but will live on in our hearts forever.
Patty Stockett
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