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John F. O'Leary

From Avondale, NL

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May 05, 1940 - April 20, 2019

O’Leary, John Francis (Jackie): May 5, 1940 - April 20, 2019: It is with great sadness that the family of John Francis O’Leary announce his peaceful passing at his home in Avondale, on April 20th, 2019 at the age of 78. He is predeceased by his parents, Patrick and Genevieve, stepmother Florence, brother Gerald, and sisters Jenny and Barbara. Left to celebrate a life well-lived is his devoted wife of 55 years, Helen; his 5 loving sons: Shawn (Glenys), John Jr. (Kym), Dwayne (Debbie), Clyde (Brenda), Dale (Pauline), special nephew “6th son” Jim and niece, Pauline, and daughter-in-law, Rhonda. He leaves a lifetime of memories to his treasured grandchildren: Shaunna (Murray), Hannah, Samantha, Kathryn, Liam, Courtney, Aaron, Erin, Tanya and Keith and 3 great-grandchildren: Kaylee, Jordan & Ryan. He is lovingly remembered by his brothers: Pat (Dot) and Gary, sisters: Joan (Raymond), Kay (Bill) and Bernice (Mickey), his sister-in-law, Rebecca and brothers-in law: Kevin, Art, and Johnny. He also leaves behind a large circle of nieces, nephews, family, friends and members of Boilermakers Union Local 203 and Knights of Columbus. Resting at Dunphy’s Funeral Home, Holyrood, from 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Monday, April 22nd, and 2-5pm and 7-9pm on Tuesday, April 23rd. Funeral Mass to be held at Assumption Parish, Avondale, at 10:30 am on Wednesday, April 24th. Inurnment to follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Assumption Parish Cemetery Fund. Please visit www.dunphys.ca to sign the guest book or leave a message of condolence.

First Visitation: Monday, April 22, 2019 from 2 pm - 4 pm
Second Visitation: Monday, April 22, 2019 from 7 pm - 9 pm
Third Visitation: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 2 pm - 5 pm
Fourth Visition: Tuesday April 23, 2019 from 7 pm - 9 pm
Service Location: Assumption Church, Avondale, NL
Service Time: Wednesday April 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Officiating: Fr. Thomas Offing
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery, Avondale, NL

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