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John W. Birney
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Birth: unknown
Death: Nov. 25, 2012

John W. Birney
John W. Birney

John Walter Birney, 96, a resident of Rehoboth Beach, DE since 1986, and formerly a 35 year resident of Brookhaven, PA, died peacefully at his home on November 25, 2012.

Jack retired in 1971 as a Quality Assurance Inspector at Sun Co., Marcus Hook, PA. He was a member of the Chester Masonic Lodge (formerly Scott Lodge) and a member of Conley's United Methodist Church, Lewes, DE.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marjorie Taylor Birney; daughter-in-law, Barbara A. Birney of Wallingford, PA; grandson, John Worrall Birney, Jr. (Page) of Towson, MD; granddaughter, Elizabeth B. Tyson (Tyler) of Sanatoga, PA; and 4 great-grandsons: John W. Birney, III, Carter P. Birney, Zachary R. Tyson and Luke B. Tyson. Jack was preceded in death in 1962 by his first wife, Margaret Worrall Birney; in 1989 by his son John Worrall Birney, Sr, in 2004 by his son, Richard A. Birney; in 1994 by his sister, Hazel Phillips Ford and in 2012 by his sister, Mildred B. Collison.

A memorial service will be held at 12 noon, Friday, November 30 at Conley's United Methodist Church. Interment will be held privately at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Aston, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Jack may be sent to Conley's United Methodist Church, 33106 Jolyn's Way, Lewes, DE 19958.

Published in The News Journal on November 28, 2012 
Mount Hope Cemetery
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Richard Wright
Record added: Nov 30, 2012
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