John F Gall
December 7, 1926 – November 3, 2018
John Francis Xavier Gall, age 91, of Kenilworth, NJ, formerly of Gillette, NJ, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday November 3, 2018. A visitation will be held at McCracken Funeral Home 1500 Morris Avenue Union, NJ, on Saturday November 10, 2018 from 12 Noon to 4PM, followed by a prayer service at 4PM. Born in Jersey City to late John T. and Anna (Dundon) Gall. John was a VP of fleet maintenance for Eastern Oil of New Jersey for 25 years before his retirement. Prior to Eastern he was a garage supervisor with P. Ballantine & Sons Brewery in Newark, NJ. John served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member of the VFW Post of Blairstown. An avid hunter, John went on hunting trips in Montana, Colorado and Alaska. One of John’s greatest joys was restoring his 1962 Willys to its original glory. John was predeceased by his beloved wife Claire (Bower) Gall, his son John K. Gall and his siblings Robert T. and William T. Gall and Diane Meehan. He is survived by his daughters Susan L. Gall Ferraro and Lynne Gall-Meitzler and her husband Robert. John is also survived by many loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis TN 38105.
- Visitation Saturday, November 10, 2018
- Prayer Service Saturday, November 10, 2018