October 26, 1928 - January 12, 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014 from 5-8 p.m., Moreland Funeral Home
Saturday, January 25, 2014 10 A.M. St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church
John Patrick Noone, born October 26, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to parents, Michael J. Noone and Mary (née McDonald) Noone, John Patrick Noone passed away on January 12, 2014 in Woodbridge, Virginia. He was preceded in death by two wives, Olive D. Noone and Marilyn A. Noone, and a dear female friend, Ms. June Arbaugh. Also predeceasing him were his beloved brother, Thomas J. Noone, and affectionate sister, Ms. Eileen P. Noone. Surviving him are his children, Kevin P.(Sandra) and and Timothy B.(Colleen) Noone; his stepchildren, Michael Vernon and Patti (Jon) Vannice; his grandsons: Justin M.(Cassandra), Joshua M.(Audra), Sean C., and Shiloh B. Noone; his grandaughter Michele M. (Walt) Treaster; and his great-grandchildren, Heather and Colin Treaster, and Madison G., MaKenzie F. Noone, and A.J. Vannice. Also surviving him are his sister-in-law, Mary Jane Noone, and her eight children: Michael, James, Katie, Patty, Thomas, Ellen, Kevin, and Elizabeth.
Educated initially in the parochial schools of Philadelphia, John graduated from West Catholic High School and Villanova University’s School of Engineering, earning his B.S. in Engineering at the latter institution in 1950. Working immediately after graduation for Philco Corporation, John was inducted into the Army and served two years conducting research for the Chemical Corps at Edgewood Arsenal in Edgewood, Maryland. Thereafter, he worked for ten years for Socony Mobil Corporation before embarking on a career as a sales engineer for Tuscarora Plastics, a leading firm in the then new field of styrofoam and plastics packaging; he worked for Tuscarora Plastics for thirty years, from 1965 until his retirement in 1995.
Intellectually inquisitive, he loved reading histories and biographies, arguing politics, and criticizing public figures of practically any stripe. A lifelong Catholic, he was, while living in Western Pennsylvania, a member of Saints Peter and Paul Church in Beaver, Pennsylvania; over the last thirty years, he has been a member of St. Elizabeth Church, Columbus, Ohio. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, OH Friday 5-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Church, 6077 Sharon Woods Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229 with visitation from 9-10 a.m., Rev. Fr. Charles E. Cotton, Celebrant. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery immediately following the Mass.