John McGonigle

Obituary of John McGonigle


John William

John William McGonigle died peacefully on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 with his wife of 54 years by his side. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, he was an incredible husband, father, grandfather, friend, and professional colleague. He will be dearly missed by many, many people. It was a life well lived.  John was the Vice Chairman of Federated Investors, where he had worked for 51 years. John loved Federated and considered his colleagues among his dearest friends. They were an integral part of his life.  He loved to travel and play golf, but his true love was his wife, 3 children, their spouses, and 11 grandchildren. He laughed, played, and traveled with them every chance he got. John had a relationship with his family, including his grandchildren, that was exceptional.  A graduate of Central Catholic High School, Duquesne University, and Duquesne University Law School, John McGonigle never ceased to focus on what he could do to help his family, his friends, and the Catholic organizations that were a part of his life. He was truly a great man that positively impacted a lot of people.  Surviving Mr McGonigle is his wife Mary Ita McGonigle; his three children Kevin (Susan) McGonigle, Christine McGonigle (Stephen) Newcamp, and Michael (Kathleen) McGonigle; his sister Dolores Sansonetti and brother James T McGonigle; and his eleven grandchildren John Kevin McGonigle, Mary Davis McGonigle, William James McGonigle, Robin Joseph Newcamp, Brigid Elise Newcamp, Gavin Charles Newcamp, Declan Henry Newcamp, Claire Maureen McGonigle, Sean Michael McGonigle, Ryan Michael McGonigle, and Kelly Ann McGonigle. John McGonigle was predeceased by his parents Henry J McGonigle and Madeline I McGonigle.  Friends received at McCabe Bros., Inc. Funeral Home, 6214 Walnut Street, Shadyside on Monday, 6-8 pm and Tuesday, 2-4 and 6-8 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Church, Dorseyville Road on Wednesday at 10 am.  THOSE WISHING TO ATTEND, PLEASE GATHER AT THE CHURCH.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that gifts be made to the McGonigle Family Foundation at Central Catholic High School, to Oakland Catholic High School, or to Catholic Hospice.