John P. Finnerty
was born on 15 August 1923 at Caldwell, Essex County, New Jersey. He began military service on 1 January 1943; enlisted as a Private, 1 year of college, Motorcycle Mechanic or Packer, Munitions worker, Toolroom Keeper, Stock Clerk. 71 inches tall, 146 lbs. He married Patricia Anne Conover
, daughter of David Kipp Conover
and Eleanor Ridgway Taylor
John P. Finnerty died on 8 April 2005 at Mountainside Hospital, Glenridge, Essex County, New Jersey, at age 81. John P. Finnerty
Sunday, April 24, 2005
A memorial Mass for John P. Finnerty, 81, of West Caldwell will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Aloysius Church, 219 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell. Arrangements are by the Dancy Funeral Home, Caldwell.
Mr. Finnerty, who died April 8 in Mountainside Hospital, Glen Ridge, was an owner of R. Christiansen Hardware in Caldwell for 25 years before retiring in 1985.
He was a 1954 graduate of Rutgers University, where he received a bachelors degree in accounting.
Mr. Finnerty was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.
He was an honorary member of the American Legion James Caldwell Post 185, Caldwell.
Born in Caldwell, he lived there before moving to West Caldwell.
Surviving are Patricia, his wife of 59 years; sons, John, David and Donald, and a grandchild.