John G. McAvoy

Obituary for John G. McAvoy

August 3, 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


John G. McAvoy, of N. Wildwood, formerly of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on August 3, 2020 at the age of 79. Beloved husband for 58 years of Lynne M. (nee Burns); loving father of John F. McAvoy, Robert K. McAvoy (Barbara), Linda Jones (Jack) and Christina Barcoski; cherished grandfather of John P. (Erica), Kevin (Amanda), Kylie (Peter) and Jordan McAvoy and Jack and Lindsey Jones and great-grandfather of Mae and Sean McAvoy; dear uncle of Catherine M. Possenti. He is also survived by many beloved cousins and countless friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Catherine T. Montijo, his son-in-law, Thomas M. Barcoski and his nephew, William J. Pfeffer. John proudly served his country in the Army. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, photography, framing, along with other hobbies.

Relatives and friends are invited to John's Life Celebration Wednesday, August 12th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Rd., Phila. and to participate in his Funeral Service at 12:00 p.m. Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in John's memory to the International Association of Laryngectomees, 925B Peachtree Street NE, Suite 316, Atlanta, GA 30309 or at would be appreciated.

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