Obituary of John Joseph Lonergan
John Joseph Lonergan, 91
John Joseph Lonergan, 91, of Wallops Island, VA formerly of Boonton, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at his home with his loving family at his side.
John was born at 62 Harrison Street in Boonton. He was a member of the American Legion Drum & Bugle Corp. from 1945 to 1949. He enjoyed Stock Car racing with his good friend Steve Maciag. John was a graduate from Boonton High School, class of 1949, and married the late Evelyn Leske Lonergan in 1952. John proudly served in the United Marine Corps. Reserve. He was a Pipefitter working for Westenberger Mechanical Contractors before retiring in1992.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Interment will follow at Rockaway Valley Cemetery, Powerville & Valley Road in Boonton Township. Letters of condolence may be posted at danglerlewisandcareyfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to: Hospice And Palliative Care Of The Eastern Shore, Inc., 18469 Dunne Ave, , Parksley Virginia, 23421-0316.
John was the beloved husband of 45 years to Harriet Lonergan (nee Sutcliffe). Devoted father of Lyn Salink and her husband Richard, John and his wife Maria, Judy Franke and her husband Kurt, and Janice Menduni and her husband Michael. Loving brother of Ada DiEdwardo. Cherished grandfather of 8, and great grandfather of 10. He is also survived his adoring cat family.