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John "Jack" E. Finnegan

August 26, 1929 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 91)


John E. “Jack” Finnegan, age 91, a resident of the Shannondell Retirement Community, passed away on December 18, 2020.

Born in Braintree, MA, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Finnegan.

Jack was a graduate of Boston College and served his country honorably in the United States Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War.  He worked for John Hancock and Group Administrators as an insurance consultant. 

Jack enjoyed playing golf, was an avid Philadelphia Eagles, Boston College Eagles and Penn State Nittany Lions fan.  He was a kind, generous, and true gentleman, who loved spending time with his family. 

Jack was the beloved husband of the late Rosemarie Finnegan (nee Peloquin); the loving father of Mike Finnegan (Colleen) and Jacquie Lavely (Jim); devoted grandfather of Sean Finnegan, Erin Finnegan, Ian Michael Lavely and Jacob Finnegan Lavely. He was predeceased by his dear daughter, Adele Finnegan.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 11:00 AM at St. John Neumann Parish, 380 Highland Lane, Bryn Mawr, PA  19010.  Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jack’s memory to The Salvation Army of West Chester, 101 East Market Street, West Chester, PA  19382.

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Memorial Mass
June 19, 2021

11:00 AM
St. John Neumann Parish
380 Highland Lane
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Interment Private


The Salvation Army of West Chester
101 E. Market Street, West Chester PA 19382

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