John Joseph Ranahan III, 61

John Joseph Ranahan III, 61

LYNN — John Joseph Ranahan III passed away at his home on Thursday, August 16th.

John was born on January 12, 1957 and a graduate of Lynn Tech class of 1974.  John spent most of his later years in Rochester, New York working for Emerson Trucking and spending time with dear friends.  John’s cherished moments were his work trips to areas where he could visit with his family.

John was the son of Barbara Ranahan Harkins of Lynn and the late John Joseph Ranahan Jr.  John was predeceased by his son John Joseph IV. John leaves his younger son Patrick Ranahan and his wife Katelyn of Lynn.

Johns apple of his eye were his grandchildren Brayden, Ava, Jacob, and Nathan Ranahan of Lynn and they will miss their Grampy dearly.

John was the eldest of four and leaves behind his brother Stephen Ranahan and his wife Terri of Lynn, his sister Tricia Ranahan of Arizona, and his brother Michael and his wife Kelly of Arizona as well as his nieces Tara, Mandy Todd , Ashley, Meghan, and his nephew Michael Ranahan.  Everyone was family to John including two he considered daughters Kassandra Jackson, the aunt of his grandchildren and Amanda Pellerin, the mother of two of his grandchildren.

Service Information:  Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life gathering on Wednesday, August 29th 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Hibernian Hall, 105 Federal St., Lynn.

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