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John McGinn

Posted May 21, 2013 in Boone, Obituaries

August 8, 1939 – May 18, 2013

John McGinn

John McGinn

John McGinn, age 73, of 1715 Tama Street, passed away on May 18, 2013, at his home in Boone.

Following his wishes, his body has been cremated and no Memorial Services will be held.

John was born on August 8, 1939, to John McGinn Sr. and Helen Morris in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

He graduated from St. James High School, Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1957.

John worked for the City of Chester and later owned Highland Café in Chester.

He played on the Chester Softball League and later the Over 50 League in Chester.

John moved to Florida in 1986 where he was employed by National Car Rental in Tampa until he retired in 2005.

John was united in marriage to Peggy Joines in Valrico, Florida, on June 9, 1998.

In 2005, John and Peggy moved to Boone to enjoy retirement where he loved to play golf, go fishing, and watch his grandson Trevor play baseball and football.

He is survived by his wife Peggy of Boone; his children John McGinn Jr. of Tampa, Florida, and daughter Donna McGinn of Pennsylvania, and stepdaughters Pam Van Pelt of Boone and Sandy Moore of Riverview, Florida.

He is also survived by his brother Jim McGinn of Millsboro, Delaware; his sister MaryAnn Mirider of Tampa, Florida; one nephew; five nieces; and several grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall is in charge of the arrangements.

Information provided by:
Schroeder Memorial Chapel, Inc.
1006 6th Street
Boone, IA 50036

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