John  Ahearn

John M. Ahearn

Monday, March 18th, 1968 - Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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John M. Ahearn, 50, of Ford Ave. died Tuesday February 26, 2019 at his residence. Born in Troy he was the son of John H. Ahearn of Waterford and the late Lillian Trethaway Ahearn. He was a graduate of Waterford Halfmoon High School.

John was employed as a Safety Specialist by Coghlin Electrical in Worcester, Mass and had retired due to disability. Earlier he had been employed at Mohawk Paper Mills and the Albany Laborers Union. He was a veteran of the US Army.

John is predeceased by his daughter Paige Ahearn and is survived by his companion Coleen Rooney, his brother Scott Ahearn of Waterford and his aunt Robin Johannesen of North Carolina. Several uncles and cousins also survive.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday at 7 pm at Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St., (Rte.32), Waterford.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the funeral home on Monday prior to the service from 5-7 pm.

Those who wish may make contributions to the Paige Ahearn Scholarship Fund, c/o Pioneer Savings Bank, 142 Saratoga Ave., Waterford, NY 12188.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home
    133 Broad Street (Rte. 32)
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 7:00pm
    Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home
    133 Broad Street
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Donald Bourgeois


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Tammy and Martin Comitale

Posted at 09:38am
Our thoughts and prayers are with Jack’s family at this difficult time Tammy and Martin Comitale

Nancy laforest

Posted at 06:30pm
Well my friend you are finally at peace. We sure did have a lot of fun in the past, you were like my brother.I will always be greatful for our friendship. One special thing I will always be thankful for is when you were with Colleen and she gave us such a precious gift Paige Alexis 💜 Please give her a hug for me and may you Rest In Peace pain free!

Walter lane

Posted at 06:36pm
Thanks for always beating me to work and being a good friend.Love the Lanes
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Jason Toomey

Posted at 01:03pm
Words can’t describe how much I’m going to miss your friendship and that and that crazy sense of humor you had that will never will be duplicated by anyone. We have laughed and cried together and “harvested “lots of wild game together.Also countless bonfires 🔥.I want to thank you for always being there you have a heart of gold and I’m going to miss you dearly. Thank you for being a true genuine friend. Thanks for watching mine and Chris’s dog when we needed you to. Lots of memories and not enough paper to describe what a wonderful man you are. Your with Paige now Rest with the angels. Love Jason and Christine 😢❤️


Posted at 10:05am
Dear Family of John M. Ahearn. I am so sorry for your loss. When we lose a loved ones in death it is never easy. During this difficult time may your family find comfort in God’s word the Bible that soon we will see our loved ones again (John 5:28,29).

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