Friday, March 14, 2025

Sean McGinley, 83 died peacefully at home on Monday February 20, 2023.

Sean was born to Alice and William McGinley in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. He moved to Co. Donegal at age 2. On July 28, 1959, his family immigrated to New Jersey and Sean became a Sandhog on a number of subway and water tunnel projects in New York.

In 1966, he married Catherine Patricia Kelly and raised his children in West Orange, NJ. Also in 1966, He became a Local eleven iron worker, working on many different projects throughout NJ. In 1970 he became a member of the Irish American Society of the Oranges. Sean was Deputy Grand Marshal of the West Orange parade in 1991. He enjoyed retirement at the Jersey Shore with his family for many years. He was a parishioner of St. Catharine Church, Spring Lake, NJ.

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