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John MacDonald

John MacDonald

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

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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
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    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
    3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

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

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Orlando & Mary Serani sent flowers to the family of John "Johnny" MacDonald.
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Linds Vincelli

Dear Motorcycle Johnny,
I want you to know that our world won’t be the same without your gorgeous smile, wit, knowledge and laughter. Your positive attitude surpassed most of ours and will never be forgotten.
My sister Sydney lost a soul brother, one of her most cherished friends. Our lives will never be the same without you. I still shed a tear with my memories of you.
Everyone needs to appreciate our loved ones now more than ever before and not take life for granted.
Cease the day!
Without much heartfelt sympathy and love to everyone. Those we truly love will always live within us.
Love is the greatest beauty.
Linda Vincelli
Comment | Posted at 02:23am via Condolence

Bill Clark

Johnny Mac....Just found out today!!!...May you rest in peace. Proud to say you were a friend....Nwk Bill
Comment | Posted at 04:43pm via Condolence

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.
Comment | Posted at 07:26pm via Condolence

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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Patty, Cate, Laura, Gabby and Liz planted a memorial tree for John MacDonald
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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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