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John H. McHale

July 12, 1930 — October 11, 2019

John H. McHale, 89, a resident of Mountain Top passed away peacefully at his home on October 11, 2019.

Born July 12, 1930 in Wilkes-Barre he was a son of the late Leo and Mary Malone McHale.

John was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School. He was employed by Llewellyn Brothers printing company for several years and taught graphic arts at the Wilkes-Barre Area Vocational-Technical School before retiring.

John was a member of the Parish of Saint Jude. He loved Notre Dame Football, Saturday night dinners at Hottle’s Restaurant, and traveling with the love of his life, his wife of fifty-one years, the former Mary Joan McCormick.

Mary Joan died June 13, 2006. Brothers, Cyril, Leo, William and Gerard also preceded him in death.

John will be greatly missed by his children and their spouses, Eileen and Tony Zaldonis of Granby, Connecticut, Mary Jo and Ed Christiano of Coal Township, Jack and Robbie McHale of Kingston, Margaret Ann and Dave Forsberg of Mountain Top, and Kathleen and Rich Krupa of Mountain Top; thirteen grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

John’s entire family extends special thanks to Zurab Manjavidze for the excellent care he provided to John at home for the past eighteen months.

Celebration of John’s Life will begin Sunday with visitation from 2 to 4 PM at McLaughlin’s, 142 South Washington Street in Wilkes-Barre and continue there on Monday with gathering at 8:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 AM in the Church of Saint Jude.

Memories and condolences may be shared with John’s family at www.celebratehislife.com
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Sunday, October 13, 2019

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Monday, October 14, 2019

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Monday, October 14, 2019

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