Joel Dean Finegan

December 12, 1931September 11, 2018

Joel Dean Finegan, 86, of Rockford, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2018. Born December 12, 1931 in Gary, IN. Son of Leo and Stella (Marshall) Finegan. Studied Physics at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and Case Western Reserve University in Ohio eventually obtaining his PH.D in physics. Married Helen Huene on May 21, 2007. Survived by his wife, Helen; brother-in-law, Tom (Marion) Huene. Predeceased by his parents; siblings, Carol and Donald.

Celebration of Life Memorial Service to be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens Chapel of Love Mausoleum day and time to be determined. Cremation Rites have been accorded. To share a condolence


  • Celebration of Life Memorial Service Friday, October 5, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Luncheon Friday, October 5, 2018

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