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John Patrick McArdle

June 28, 1928 ~ July 14, 2021 (age 93)


John Patrick McArdle, age 93, of Bonita Springs, FL, formerly of Southport, beloved husband of nearly 60 years of the late Dolores Marie McArdle, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 14, 2021 in his home.  Born in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late Henry and Margaret (Healy) McArdle, he lived for many years in Port Jefferson Station, NY prior to moving to Fairfield in 1994.  He recently moved to Florida to be near his children. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954-1956, then enjoyed a long and rewarding career as an electrician for the Long Island Railroad.  John enjoyed his frequent trips to the Casinos and delighted in time spent with his family.  Survivors include four beloved children, Brian P. McArdle and his wife, Laurie of Naples, FL, Donna M. Ahern of Bonita Springs, FL, Kevin J. McArdle and his wife Donna of Northport, NY and Karen A, Piazza of Naples, FL; 14 adoring grandchildren, Kayla, Brian, Kelly, Michael, David, Riane, Meghan, J.P., Sean, Lauren, Isabelle, Joseph, Diona and John; 4 cherished great-grandchildren, Amber, Macie, Sloane, and William; and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his siblings, Joe, Henry, Tommy, Ann, Margie, Phillip, and James;  as well as his son-in-law and husband of Donna Ahern, David Ahern.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 22, 2021 meeting directly at 10:00 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Drive, Fairfield.  Interment with military honors will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery.  Friends may call Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield.  For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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July 21, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spear Miller Funeral Home
39 South Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Mass of Christian Burial
July 22, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Pius X Church (Brookside Drive, Fairfield)

July 22, 2021

11:15 AM
Oak Lawn Cemetery, Bronson Road, Fairfield

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