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Wake for John J. Beirne, DSNY

August 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

John J. Beirne died on August 25, 2018 at the age of 70.

John Beirne worked during the recovery efforts with the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He was also a Vietnam veteran, serving in the United States Army.

His wake will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 4:00pm to 9:00pm at the Colonial Funeral Home in Brick, NJ.

A memorial prayer service will be held for John on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 10:00am at the funeral home, followed by burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Lakewood, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory to Children’s International P.O. Box 219357, Kansas City, MO 64121.

Colonial Funeral Home
2170 Highway 88
Brick, NJ 08724

St. Mary’s Cemetery
2351 Massachusetts Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08755


August 30, 2018
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Colonial Funeral Home
2819 Hyland Blvd.
Staten Island, NY United States