In memory of
John J. McKanas, 71 DUDLEY - John J Mckanas, 71, of Dudley died Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Overlook Masonic Health Center of Charlton, He was predeceased in 2016 by the love of his life, his wife for 47 1/2 years, Phyllis Ellis McKanas. .He is survived by two step-daughters: Bonnie J. and her husband Chye Khoo of Dudley, Kay Comptois wife Of Late Kenneth of Douglas; four brothers: Edward McKanas and his wife Cindy of Lynn, Alfred McKanas Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Middleton, Michael McKanas and his wife Sheryl of Melrose and William McKanas of Lynn; three sisters: Patricia Pierga and her husband Richard of Apopka, FL, Mary Perry and her husband Dave of Saugus, Sandra Marston and her husband James of Lynn; sister In-law, Leona wife of late Richard McKanas of Saugus; a proud God father to his God son, Steven McKanas of Middleton. John also leaves 6 step grandchildren and 6 great step-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. John was born in Lynn, MA. He is the son of the late Alfred and the late Margaret (Quigley) Mckanas. He was employed by Capitol Market as a meat cutter, lucky enough to find his true love Phyllis. He was a member of the Charlton Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved his dogs and the outdoors. He was affectionately known as "John the geese hunter" The funeral will be held 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 13 at Bartel Funeral Home & Chapel, 33 Schofield Ave., Dudley, Burial will follow in St. Joseph Garden Of Peace Cemetery, Webster. Calling hours will be Wednesday, September 12 from 5 to 8 PM at Bartel Funeral Home, 33 Schofield Avenue, Dudley, MA. Flowers may be sent or donations to Overlook Hospice, 88 Masonic Home Rd. Charlton, Ma 01507. John's family would like to thank Overlook Hospice for the love and support given to John. www.bartelfuneralhome.com .
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