WORCESTER: John M. Noonan,90, of Catalpa St., died Sunday, April 15th in St. Vincent's Hospital, Worcester.
He leaves his sons John J. Noonan and his wife Wallis Jean of Rutland and James E. Noonan and his wife Caren of No.Grafton, his daughters Sheila V. Noonan of Worcester with who he lived, Patricia A. Ianotta of Auburn, Mary T. Sjoblad and her husband John of Worcester and Anne M. Carroll and her husband Mark of Charlton, his brother Thomas J. Noonan and his wife Linda of Shrewsbury, his sister Anne M. Noonan of Worcester, sister in law Marianne Noonan of Holden, his extended family; David Bedard and his wife Linda of Dudley, George Raymond,Jr. and his wife Lynette of Princeton, Maria Donovan and her husband Jon of Oxford and Tiffany de la Vega and her husband Mark of Auburn, grandchildren; Edward, Christian, Megan, Jennifer, Michelle, Erin, Kayla, Jill, Derrick, Sarah, Jennifer, Lauren, Noelle, Timothy, Joshua, Sarah, Ryan and Rylee, many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a brother William F. Noonan.
John was a pressman for 49 years for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette before retiring in 1992.
Born in Worcester, he was the son of Dennis and Nora (McCarthy) Noonan and later served his country during WWII with the U.S. Navy. He was a 65 year member of the Vernon Hill American Legion Post # 435. He was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Parish, the First Friday Club and Greendale Retired Men's Club. John enjoyed traveling especially to Europe and his favorite island Aruba. He also enjoyed trips to the casino and was an avid Red Sox and N.E. Patriots Fan.
His funeral will be held on Friday, April 20 from the MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., Leicester with a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Angels Church, 1222 Main St., Worcester. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Worcester. Calling hours are Thursday, April 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Nazareth Home for Boys, Mulberry St., Leicester, MA 01524.