Rev. John W. Lennon, 84

HARRISON — Reverend John W. Lennon was born Jan. 20, 1928, ordained June 11, 1955 and died Dec. 16, 2012 of heart failure in Massachusetts.

After ordination in 1955, John traveled to the Philippine Islands, where he obtained his doctorate degree in languages. He was a pastor in different churches during his 12 years in Asia.

He returned to America in 1967, and was a pastor and teacher in the Bronx, N.Y., Boston and Yonkers until his retirement in 2003.

He lived in Harrison at 25 Ruby Lane, and had many good friends in Harrison and Bridgton.

Funeral services were held at the Flower Funeral Home in Yonkers, N.Y. on Dec. 29, 2012 followed by burial in his family plot in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Yonkers, N.Y.

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