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William F. Finneran Jr., 70 – Worked in Highway Construction


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Mr. William F. “Finn” Finneran Jr., age 70, of Mahanoy City, passed away Monday morning at his home.

Born at the former Locust Mountain Hospital he was the son of the late William F. and Helen (Heiler) Finneran Sr..

He was a 1969 graduate of Mahanoy Area High School and served with the Army National Guard. He worked in highway heavy construction and was a member of Local Union 158. He had been a social member of American Legion Post 74 and the former VFW in Mahanoy City.

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Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were a brother Patrick and 2 sisters Barbara and Maryellen .

Survivors include his wife of 48 years the former Moneta Deesing, sons William F. Finneran III of Patriotic Hill, Shawn and Shane both of Mahanoy City and a daughter Jacqueline Finneran also of Mahanoy City, 2 sisters Bridget Walsh and her husband Gary of Shenandoah and Donna Troutman of Ashland, 2 granddaughters Taylor Mertz and her husband Cody and Gabrielle Smith and 3 great grandchildren Aiden and Ryan Mertz and Rowynn Hall as well as nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral on Friday morning at 10:30 AM from David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City. The Rev. Kevin P. Gallagher will officiate. Interment will be private.

Friends may call at the funeral home beginning at 9 AM until time of services and masks will be required beginning at 10:15 AM.

Contributions in his name to Family Medical Home Health Agency, 50 S. Oak Street, Mt. Carmel, PA 17851. Please visit for more information.

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