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“Dad, I went to visit you today and the sun was shining and the birds were out. I think a lot about the choices we make in our life. So glad the...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Maggie Cousineau - Daughter

“Jack, may you rest in peace. A genuine Holyoke character. The struggle is over. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: John Ferriter - Chicopee, MA

“My deepest sympathies to Heather and Maggie.I knew Jack a short while. A giant personality. Blessings to all. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: James Kane - Brewster, MA

“My deepest sympathies to Jackie's family ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jimmy Scanlon - SC

“Maggie and family,I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jamie (Gladu) Mason - Chicopee, MA

“Barbara and Jack's Family - please know you are in my prayers and thoughts at this saddest time. With deep sympathy. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Cynthia Karukin - Chicopee, MA

“Sorry to hear about Jackie, we had lots of laughs over the years. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Benny Wilson - Naples, FL

“Barbara, I know how much Jack meant to you and yours. God bless him and God give you strength to enjoy great memories. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Marianne Griffin - Northfield, MA

“We are so sorry for the loss of your dad, Maggie and Heather. Thinking of the whole family and keeping you in our prayers . ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: The Buchanan Family - Chicopee, MA

“Our sympathy to Jack's family and friends. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jim & Beth Reardon - South Hadley, MA

“Barbara and Family, we were very saddened to read of Jack's passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: JOE & CATHY LAROSE - Naples, FL

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HOLYOKE: John M. Egan, 71, of Holyoke, died peacefully Monday, January 23, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family, after complications of vascular surgery. John was born in Holyoke, son of the late James and Helen (McDonnell) Egan. He was a graduate of Holyoke High School and attended the former Holyoke Trade School. John was a Veteran of the United States Navy, and worked as a Cook at the VA Hospital in Leeds, MA. He is survived by two daughters: Heather Egan of Holyoke and Maggie Cousineau and her husband Jared of South Hadley; three grandchildren: Thomas, Kaylin, and Dylan; and his best friend, Barbara Grady of Holyoke. Besides his parents, John was predeceased by his brother Jimmy. A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday at 11:00am in Our Lady of the Cross Church. Burial will follow in St. Jerome Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Thursday morning from 8:30 to 10:30 at the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street. The family asks to please omit all flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.