John E. McNamara

John Edward McNamara, 82, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, following a brief illness.

Mr. McNamara was a graduate of Huntington Catholic High School in 1954 and Xavier University. He served in the United States Army and Army Reserve and worked for the Red Cross. In retirement, he volunteered at Matthew 25 and served as an usher at Cathedral parish.

He was born Oct. 14, 1936, in Huntington, to Edgar A. and Bridget E. Daley McNamara.

Survivors include a brother, Jim (Nancy) McNamara, of Huntington.

Calling is Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, with a rosary at 3:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at 10 a.m. at St. Mother Theodore Guerin Chapel, 1122 S. Clinton, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

Memorials are to Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46814.

The online guest book may be signed at www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com.