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Mervyn McGeown

Mervyn John “Merv” McGeown age 74 of Dublin, Ohio died Saturday, February 9, 2019.  He was born on September 7, 1944 in Belfast, Northern Ireland to the late James & Isobel McGeown.

Merv graduated from DeSales Catholic High School in Lockport, New York and Niagara University, and he was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  He married the late Ellen J. Hendrickson on August 29, 1970 in Denver, CO. Before settling in Columbus, Merv & Ellen made their home in Chicago, Minneapolis and in Michigan.  He retired from CNA Insurance.

Merv married his loving wife, Ann, on October 28, 2017. He is also survived by children, John M. (Denise) McGeown of St. Petersburg, FL, and  Jennifer Ellen (John-David) Alford of Chelsea, MI; grandchildren, Isobel Lovie, and  Connell James Alford; sisters, Maureen Conley, and  Bernadette Kane; brother, Patrick McGeown; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and  friends.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME AT POWELL, 450 West Olentangy Street, Powell, OH. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 15, 2019 at St. Brigid of Kildare Church, 7179 Avery Road, Dublin, OH.

Burial will be held at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Chelsea, MI  on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the University of Michigan Sarcoma Research in Mervyn's memory.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Rutherford Funeral Home, Powell, Ohio.


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