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John MacDonald

John MacDonald

Friday, May 3rd, 1957 Friday, April 19th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for John "Johnny" MacDonald

John MacDonald, 61 of Wall, passed away suddenly on April 19, 2019. Born in Irvington, John went to Rider University and afterwards worked for the Stafford Township Police Department for 9 years. He then moved on to work for the Police Training Commission for 3 years as a drill Sergeant. For the past 20 years, John owned and operated AutoDent, a mobile repair shop and worked for many different car dealerships. He was also a member of Harley Owners Group (HOG Chapter) at Ocean County. Johnny loved to be with his family, go to basketball games, ride his Harley and was always bringing fun wherever he went.

While John was a professional success, he was most proud of beloved wife and family. He was a devoted brother, uncle and friend, but most of all a dedicated husband and step-father. His life was changed for the best when he met and married his cherished wife Sue, and he welcomed her children pure and fully into his heart. While their story was far too short, their love will live on forever. He will be dearly missed.

John leaves his wife Susan and her children Tony, Stella and Jude; his brother Billy & wife Myrna of Oregon; sister Mag Cassel & husband Skip of Moorestown; sister Patty DeGregorio & husband Tony of Manahawkin; brother Tommy of Nashville; His cousins Annette Kavanagh, Mary Linda Snyder and Karen Cunningham and his special nieces and nephews, as well as grand nieces and nephews. The Mac Donald Family is very close knit family who will miss him dearly, as well as his countless friends.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, Smart Home Program. https://www.crowdrise.com/donate/project/t2tsmarthome/tunnel2towers4/

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Brick
    505 Burnt Tavern Road Extension
    BRICK, NJ
    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
    3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | 10:00am
    St. Denis Church
    90 Union Avenue
    MANASQUAN, NJ
    Thursday, April 25th, 2019
    10:00am

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Bill Clark

Johnny Mac....Just found out today!!!...May you rest in peace. Proud to say you were a friend....Nwk Bill
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Keith Steele

I am so sorry to hear about john’s passing , please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers may he Rest In Peace.
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Patty, Cate, Laura, Gabby and Liz

We’re so sorry for your loss, Sue. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May John Rest in Peace.
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Carman fitzsimmons

You & Sue had in a short time what some people search a life time for ❤️. I will miss laughing with you . R.I.P . Friend until we meet again.🙏🏻
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Orlando & Mary Serani

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and the entire family.
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