August 18 1941 May 25 2020 (age 78)
Obituary John Francis Egan, of Bluffton, South Carolina, died peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and children on Memorial Day, May 25th, 2020. John was born on August 18, 1941 in New Rochelle, New York to James and Emily (Hogan) Egan. He grew up in a wonderful community of friends and family on St. Joseph’s Street in New Rochelle, attending Blessed Sacrament grammar and high schools. Love of family was paramount in John’s life which was evident in the love and devotion in the early years to his parents, his beloved sisters, Betty and Midge, and his dear Aunt Bessie Hogan. John studied hotel management at Paul Smith’s College and spent 6 years in the US Marine Corp Reserves. He then met his wife, Madeleine, and they got married almost 50 years ago in 1970. They had two children, Jim and Lori, and built their life together in Bedford Village, New York. John was a financial advisor for over 35 years, realizing great achievements in his profession including being inducted to the IDS Hall of Fame. Aside from his family, his other love was golf and he was a member of Salem Golf Club and Whippoorwill Country Club in Westchester County, New York and Belfair in Bluffton, South Carolina. John was a dedicated member of his Catholic parish, St. Gregory the Great, and was intensely proud of his Irish heritage. John is survived by his wife, Madeleine Egan, his son, James Patrick Egan, his daughter, Lorraine Egan-Hoffman, and her husband, Gavin Hoffman, their two children, Hazen and Mabel, his sisters, Mary Elizabeth Cronin and Margaret Ann McMahon, and 10 nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am, Monday, June 29, 2020 at Saint Gregory the Great Catholic Church, Bluffton, SC. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (www.michaeljfox.org). To plant a tree in memory of John Francis Egan, please visit our tribute store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John Francis Egan August 18 1941 May 25 2020 (age 78).
Death notice for the town of: Ridgeland, state: South Carolina