Married to Delia Teresa Burns, September 20, 1891 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania at St Elizabeth's Carholic Church by Reverend Michael H. Gormely. Delia is buried in Pennsylvania. After Delia died, John remarried November 28, 1907 by Reverend John J. O'Donnell at St. Rose's Catholic Church in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, to Mary McGinley, born November 1875. Died January 4, 1944. Mary is buried in Carbondale, Pennsylvania.
Delia and John had five children, Anna Mae Mary, John Charles Michael Jr., Kathleen Agnes Beatrice, and Gertrude Elizabeth Mary, and an unnamed baby.