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John McGann

June 24, 1950 — January 1, 2020

John McGann, died on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at sunrise, after a long illness. He was 69.

He was born in County Sligo, Ireland, to the late Peter and Catherine (Herity) McGann and came to America as a young child. John grew up in Highland Park where he graduated from Highland Park High School in 1969. He also lived in North Brunswick, and then Milltown.

He worked at Bell Medical before retiring, and was a member of the Teamster's Union. John loved the Yankees, travel, and being with his family and friends.

John is survived by his wife, Barbara (Wilfong) McGann, his daughters and son-in-laws Kristin and David Cavuto and Erica and Matt Kensinger, and four grandchildren, Elliot, Isaac, Emily, and Andrew. He is also survived by his brother Pat McGann and his wife Cheryl, as well as his two nephews Ryan and Kevin and their families.

Friends and relatives may call on Sunday, from 2:00 – 6:00 pm at The Crabiel Home for Funerals 170 N Main St-at Riva Avenue, Milltown. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, January 6th, 10:00 am, at St. James the Less Church, 36 Lincoln Avenue, Jamesburg. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Burial Park Cranbury Rd., East Brunswick. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association,

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

The Crabiel Home for Funerals

Riva Ave, Milltown, NJ 08850

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