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“Thinking of your entire family. John always had a smile and kind word. We are making a donation to St. Jude's in his memory, The Kirby family ”
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John was born on February 17, 1924 and passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

John was a resident of Cary, Illinois at the time of passing.

John was a WWII veteran and served in the Navy in the original Sea Bee's unit CBMU 501.

A visitation will be held at 6 PM on Wednesday followed by a memorial Mass at 7:00 PM at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church 410 First Street, Cary IL. A full Catholic burial ceremony with military honors will be held in Florida the following week. JUN 26. 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church 410 First St Cary, IL JUN 26. 7:00 PM St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church 410 First St Cary, IL Funeral Mass begins.

During that time John was awarded the "NASA's Apollo 15 Top Manned Flight Awareness Award" for his contributions to the work in the mobile launcher and Launch Control Center computers.