John F. “Jack” Kirwan, 69, of Huron, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in his residence.
He was born June 1, 1944, in Buffalo, N.Y., and graduated from Bishop Fallon High School. He went to Canisius College and graduated from Cleveland Marshall Law School.
He began practicing Law in 1971 in Cleveland and then came to Sandusky in 1972 and worked in Sandusky until the present.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, and served during the Viet Nam War.
He was a member of the Sandusky Amvets, past president of the Eire County Bar Association, member of the Ohio Bar Association, and a member of the Erie County Public Defender Board.
Jack was a man with a great sense of humor and enjoyed playing cards and was an avid gardener.
He is survived by his former wife, Frances Kirwan of Sandusky; daughter, Marley (Paul) Lamey of Huron; son, John F. Kirwan Jr. of Toledo; his mother, Margaret Kirwan of Buffalo, N.Y.; two sisters, Kathleen M. (Richard) Gilbert of Buffalo, and Margaret Ann Kirwan of Jamestown, N.Y.; two brothers, William Joseph (Betty Lynn) Kirwan of N.C., and Robert (Sue) Kirwan of Lancaster, N.Y.; numerous nieces and nephews and great- nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Kirwan; and a brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Ann Kirwan.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, 410 Main St., Huron. Funeral Mass will be 10 am. Friday, Sept. 20, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky, with Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Cremation will follow.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sandusky Harlequin Theater, 414 Wayne St., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at fosterfh.com.