John S. McKenney, 79, of Lynn, beloved husband of the late Faye (Melanson) McKenney and son of the late Donald and Sofia (Golec) McKenney died January 21st at home after a brief illness.
Born, raised and educated in Lynn, John attended St Patrick’s Grammar school and Lynn Vocational Technical and Trade School. John was a United States Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War. On his return to state side John worked at Pratt & Whitney for one year then moving on to his home town to work at the General Electric as a jet engine mechanic for 40 years. John was also a communicant of Sacred Heart and St. Mary’s Church and very active in family and community events. He will be deeply missed.
John is survived by his 5 children Richard of Raymond, NH, Joseph, John, Donald all of Lynn, Tammy Turner of NH and daughter in law Susan McKenney of ME. John is also survived by his sister Donna Barber of Lynn. He was predeceased by his son Michael and siblings Mary Wilson and Francis McKenney.
Funeral will be held from the NADWORNY Funeral Home 798 Western Ave., Lynn on Friday Febuary 12 at 9:30 AM followed by a Memorial Service at 10:00 AM burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery with Military Honors . Memorial visitation will be Thursday February 11th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Due to Covid-19 pandemic we will be adhering to the CDC and Commonwealth of Massachusetts guidelines; social distancing and masks are required. For guest book and directions www.nadwornyfuneralhome.com
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