John McGillin

Obituary of John McGillin

Schenectady - John "Jack" McGillin, 88, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, October 28, 2019.

Born in Schenectady, Jack was a Traffic Manager for the General Electric Co for many years before retiring.

Jack was very proud of his Irish heritage and enjoyed listening to Irish music. He was an avid golfer, who loved golfing with his buddies and greatly loved his time at Lake George. He spent time between his home in Florida and his place on Lake George. Jack's love for travel led him to many wonderful destinations such as Ireland, Italy and Mediterranean cruises just to name a few.

He is survived by his wife of many years, Mary Sterlina McGillin, a daughter Sharon Overton and her husband, Jack, 3 grandchildren: Courtney Overton, Lindsey Overton-Orietas, her husband Thalis and Jaime Overton and a great-granddaughter, Calla Reagan Orietas. He was also survived by his very special dog, Padraig, a golden retriever who never left his side till the day of Jack's passing .

Funeral service Thursday,11am at St. Paul the Apostle Church. There will be no Calling Hours. Interment, Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna.

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Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Foundation, 295 Valleyview Blvd., Renesselaer, NY 12144 or the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave., Menands, NY 12204.

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church service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019
St Paul the Apostle
2733 Albany St.
schenectady, New York, United States


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery
2501 Troy-Schenectady Road
Niskayuna, New York, United States
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