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John F. Flood, Sr.

May 5, 1934 ~ April 12, 2021 (age 86)


John F. Flood, Sr., 86, of Toms River, NJ, passed away Monday, April 12, 2021 at home.

Born in Ridley Park, PA, he moved to Toms River in 1963.

John retired from the United States Air Force in 1978 after 23 years of service to our country.  He served during the Vietnam War and attained the rank of Technical Sergeant. 

Following retirement, John was in charge of the ROTC at Jackson Memorial High School for six years then served as a bartender/manager at the Spring Lake Bath and Tennis Club.

He was predeceased by his parents, Raymond and Hazel Flood.

John is survived by his wife of 65 years, Joan (nee McFerren); his four children John Flood, Jr. and his wife Janet of Toms River, James Flood of Toms River, Janet Wood and her husband Phil of Forked River, NJ, and Jennifer Macom and her husband Tim of Toms River; two sisters Joan Nelling of Folsom, PA and Geri Daly of Naples, FL; four grandchildren Philip, Jr., Christina, Ryan and Bradyen.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, April 19, 2021 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 145 St. Catherine Blvd., Toms River.   A funeral service will be offered Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:00am at the funeral home.  Burial to follow at the BG William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ.

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In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the St. James Scholarship Fund, c/o St. James Alumni Association, 1499 E. 9th Street, Eddystone, PA 19022 would be greatly appreciated.

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April 19, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals- SCB
145 St. Catherine Blvd

Video is available for this event

Funeral Service
April 20, 2021

10:00 AM
Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals- SCB
145 St. Catherine Blvd

Video is available for this event

April 20, 2021

11:30 AM
B.G. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
250 Provinceline Rd.
Wrightstown, NJ 08562


St. James Scholarship Fund c/o St. James Alumni Association
1499 E. 99th Street, Eddystone PA 19022

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