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In Memory of

Jack John McDonnell

February 15, 1926 - January 6, 2018

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Jack McDonnell, 91, passed away on January 6, 2018. He was born in San Francisco on February 15, 1926. Jack married his grammar school sweetheart, Jessie Canada, on October 12, 1947. They were married for 70 wonderful years.

Jack worked for Del Monte Foods for over 40 years, but remained very active in retirement. He spent much of his time as a member of the Knights of Columbus, working at various functions. He also was a member of Sons In Retirement and Elks Lodge #522. For many years he picked up food from...

Jack McDonnell, 91, passed away on January 6, 2018. He was born in San Francisco on February 15, 1926. Jack married his grammar school sweetheart, Jessie Canada, on October 12, 1947. They were married for 70 wonderful years.

Jack worked for Del Monte Foods for over 40 years, but remained very active in retirement. He spent much of his time as a member of the Knights of Columbus, working at various functions. He also was a member of Sons In Retirement and Elks Lodge #522. For many years he picked up food from local grocery stores as a "gleaner" for Martha's Kitchen in downtown San Jose. He will be sorely missed but will live on in the hearts of his friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Patrick and Mary McDonnell, daughter Maureen Miller and brother-in-law George Canada. He is survived by his loving wife Jessie McDonnell (San Jose), son Lowell McDonnell (San Luis Obispo, CA), granddaughters Laura Miller (San Jose), Michaelyn McDonnell (Moscow, ID) and Erin McDonnell (USMC- Paris Island, SC), great-grandson Cadan Pereira (San Jose) and daughter-in-law Carolee McDonnell (San Luis Obispo, CA). Arrangements are by Lima Family Erickson Memorial Chapel. Viewing will be Thursday, January 18, 2018 with a rosary at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be Friday, January 19, 2018 11 a.m. at St. Christopher Catholic Church in San Jose. Burial will be at Santa Clara Mission Cemetery.



















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