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John McCaffrey

July 21, 1952 July 3, 2017
John McCaffrey
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John 'Jack' McCaffrey, 64, of Coatesville passed away peacefully surrounded by family at his home on Monday, July 3, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late James and Dorothy Haley McCaffrey. Jack was a 1970 graduate of Cardinal O’Hara High School. In 1976, he met the love of his life, Idelle Weiss McCaffrey, with whom he shared 36 loving years of marriage. Jack adored his two children, Ryan McCaffrey (Lucy) and Tracey Williamson (Christian); and was a caring grandfather to Jay. He was a loving brother to the late James, the late Robert (Barbara), Denis (Judy), Thomas (Patricia), and Patricia (Bill). Jack had a long career as a respected engineer and Vice President at Marco Fire Suppression Systems, in Exton. He enjoyed playing golf with his best friends, working in his yard, and fixing almost anything, earning the nickname “MacGyver”. Jack was a long-time member of Our Lady of the Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Coatesville. Jack’s funeral mass will be held Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 11:00am at Our Lady of the Rosary 80 S. 17th Avenue, Coatesville, where visitation will be held 9:30-10:30am followed by a special remembrance prior to the mass. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack’s name may be made to Dr. Daniel Edmundowicz, Chief of Cardiology, Heart and Vascular Institute of Temple, 3401 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, or to the American Heart Association at

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 2:15 PM

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