John Patrick McAlea Sr.

John Patrick McAlea Sr.

July 05, 1937 ‐ April 06, 2023
John Patrick McAlea Sr.
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio Resided In: Bay Village, Ohio Cemetery: Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

John Patrick McAlea Sr. (Grandpa Jack) age 85, Loving husband of the late Margaret "Peggy" (Nee Bentler). Dear father of John Jr. (Jana), Timothy (Kelly), and Patrick (Rebekah). Caring grandfather of Danny, Tara, Sean, Jack, Colin, and Bridget. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Gloria, sister-in-law Patricia, brother-in-law Ken, and nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his father Bernard F. Sr. of Drumaness, Co Down Ireland, and His mother Nora McGinty of Ballycroy Co. Mayo Ireland, brother Bernard Jr., sister Mary Coletta and brother-in-law Charles.

Jack was a US Navy Veteran and retired from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Lifelong member of the West Side Irish American Club. Enjoyed spontaneous road trips and visiting relatives in Ireland. #1 fan of the 16 to 1 championship baseball team (if you know, you know).

Private family services held.

Interment will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio. 

Arrangements By Jenkins Funeral Chapel .

Guest Comments

Betty Grant Edwards
Lyndhurst, Ohio

Patrick, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. I know the two of you had a very special relationship. He will always and forever be in your heart. May God continue to bless you and your family.

Avon, OH

Hi Patrick,
I know how proud you were of your Father. His passing must be hard on the family. We are praying for you.
Robin Roy & Family

Robin (McAlea) Winterling
Va beach, Va

My loved Uncle Jack, You are now with your family in peace. To all my cousins and family up there, i am so aorry for you loss. Soothing, healing vibes headed out. Stay safe.
Robin and mine,
Christina & Shannon
(Bernard McAlea's daughter)