CARMODY JOHN J. CARMODY, JR. "Coach" (Age 85) John J. Carmody, Jr., of Washington, DC, passed away peacefully in his childhood home on Friday, July 16, 2021. May he rest in peace. John ("Coach" to those who know and love him) was born in Washington, DC on May 31, 1936 to John J. and Helen Carmody, and was the middle of five siblings - Margaret C. Marcou, the late Helen C. Steele, Kathleen C. Rowe, and the late Kevin W. Carmody. John graduated from the College of the Holy Cross (Class of 1958) and Georgetown University Law School (Class of 1961). But everyone who met John soon found out that he was a proud graduate of Gonzaga College High School (Class of 1954), to which he dedicat ed countless hours and love until the time of his passing. Throughout his long career as a lawyer, John always found time to help out those he loved and held dearly, whether as General Counsel for Gonzaga, Board Member/soccer coach for Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, mentor to colleagues and family, or dedicated friend. Coach was an avid gardener (often expanding his talents into the yards of his neighbors and children), sports fan and tennis player. He took up cycling later in his life, and was often seen biking all over Washington to get to his meetings or to see family and friends. John is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Mary Ann (Oetting) Carmody; his loving children, John W. (Christine) Carmody, William J. (Pam) Carmody, Michael J. (Stephanie) Carmody, and Chrissy (Lawrence) Carmody; and his four grandchildren whom he adored, Claire and Will Carmody, and Colin and Ryan Carmody. Relatives and friends may call at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 5949 Western Avenue NW, Washington, DC, on Thursday, July 22, from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, 900 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, DC, on Saturday, July 24, at 11 a.m., followed by interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, DC. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Carmody-Lynn Memorial Scholarship, Gonzaga College High School, 19 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 or the Alzheimer's Association
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Published by The Washington Post on Jul. 20, 2021.