JOHN J. LENNON
LATHAM – John J. Lennon, 74 of Latham, beloved husband of Colleen A. Murphy., passed away Friday, October 8, 2021 at St. Peter's Hospital.
Born in Albany, NY on July 19, 1947, he was the son of the late Richard P. and Mary C. (Creed) Lennon.
John worked the majority of his life as a mail handler based out of the GMF Post Office in Albany.
After retiring from the US Postal Service John worked as a devoted and loved school bus driver. He was fondly known for sharing his popsicle stick jokes with the children he drove to and from school.
John was an avid Syracuse fan and often enjoyed reminiscing of his own days playing football in high school. He enjoyed trips to Lake George and Myrtle Beach however his most treasured pride and joy was the love he shared with his family. He was a devoted father and grandfather and will be greatly missed and forever cherished by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors in addition to his beloved wife Colleen include his five children Peter Lennon (Ashley Cicchinelli), Patrick Lennon (Nikki), Kristen Lennon-McMahan (Doug), Robert Alexson, and Matthew (Jon) Castine, his dear grandchildren Khalen, Avery, Rachel, Ashton, Liam, Sean, Dylynn, Falann, and Noah, his brother Richard Lennon, and cousin Debbie Oddy.
In addition to his parents John is predeceased by his daughter in law Jessica Lennon, father-in-law Thomas Murphy, brother-in-law Frank Murphy, and sister-in-law Marge Lennon.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family at John's celebration of life on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, 149 Old Loudon Rd., Latham.
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