John McNamara

John Francis McNamara

Saturday, December 19th, 1931 - Monday, December 10th, 2018
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John Francis McNamara, 86, of (2731 NE 14th St. Apt 725B 33062) Pompano Beach, FL died Monday December 10, 2018 in the Holy Cross Hospital Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He was born December 19, 1931, in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Frank and Mary (Brown) McNamara. Prior to his retirement he was employed as a Contract Administrator at Westinghouse Electric, Forest Hills, PA. He was a member of the St. Gabriel Church, of Pompano Beach, FL He was a graduate of Duquesne University; member of the former Ancient Order of Hibernians Hazelwood, PA and a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers-in-law Bob and Richard Morgan. Surviving are his wife of 62 years Cecelia R. (Panaia) McNamara, father of John P. (Cindy) McNamara, of Greensburg, Janet M. (Peter R.) Alfieri, of North Huntingdon, Frank P. McNamara, of Hempfield Twp.; grandfather of Peter R. Jr., Anthony J. and Michael J. Alfieri, Jennifer L., Stephanie L. and Fallyn R. McNamara; brother of Catherine Morgan and Eileen Morgan; brother-in-law of Sally Panaia and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Ott Funeral Home Inc. 805 Pennsylvania Avenue Irwin. Parting prayers will be held on Saturday at 8:40 a.m. in the funeral home followed by a 9:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in the Immaculate Conception Church. Interment will follow in the Good Shephard Cemetery, Monroeville. To send on line condolences please visit
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 14th, 2018 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Friday, December 14th, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Ott Funeral Home Inc.
    805 Pennsylvania Avenue
    IRWIN, PA 15642
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, December 14th, 2018 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, December 14th, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Ott Funeral Home Inc.
    805 Pennsylvania Avenue
    IRWIN, PA 15642
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, December 15th, 2018 | 9:00am
    Saturday, December 15th, 2018 9:00am
    Immaculate Conception Church
    308 Second Street
    IRWIN, PA 15642
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    Parting Prayers at funeral home 840 AM
    Father John Moineau
  • Interment

    Good Shepherd
    733 Patton Street
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Tom Kolat

Posted at 08:17am
As one of a gang of very young friends, I fondly remember when Mr. McNamara helped us build a tree house in the woods behind his home. It was higher and lasted longer than all of the others, but most importantly, he ensured that it had sturdy rungs. Much later, when we became young men, his kindness, advice and encouragement helped us find another kind of sure footing... on the paths of life's journeys. My deepest sympathies go to my very close friends, The McNamara Family --- Tom Kolat, American Fork, Utah.

Posted at 03:03pm
Frank and have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your father..bless you and yours at this difficult time.. Sincerely, John and Alice Baloga

A. Marie Casey

Posted at 10:00am
My condolence to the family & friends of John McNamara. No doubt he will be sadly missed yet, fondly remembered. As you cherish the many memories of Mr. McNamara, may you be comforted by the promise at Revelation 21:4-5. Jehovah God guarantees that He will soon eliminate death & sorrow. May God’s word & the thoughts & prayers of others strengthen you each day, as we await the fulfillment of his promises! (Acts 24:15; Isaiah 26:19)

Bentley Family

Posted at 10:15am
Deepest condolences to the Family.

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