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“I am very sorry to learn of John's passing---so many memories spent with him from our work experiences with LaVerdiere's to our road trips to Red Sox...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Jim Semons - Buxton, ME - Friend

“Just wanted to send my condolences to John's family. I only met him a few times but he was a good person to my father, and for that I am grateful...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Monique kezer - Acquaintance

“I worked with John for many years as his right hand woman. He was funny, warm, understanding, and oh so brilliant. My heart is heavy. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Amanda Sanborn - Gorham, ME

“I was so sad to hear of my friend John's passing. I first met John in 1977 as I was assigned to replace him at a LaVerdieres pharmacy in Portland ,...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: John Grotton - Scarborough, ME

“A kind, warm, funny, generous and wonderful guy to spend time with. He had a great knack of uplifting everyone's spirits. I truly enjoyed seeing him...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Joe Gallant - Portland, ME

“Mr. McMenamy,Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army during the...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Mike Casey

“I met John, when i had a toddler son and a husband diagnosed with Cancer. I cannot tell you how much stress that is. John knew. He was ever so kind...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: AMY PRESCOTT - Raymond, ME

“Johnny was always a great presence and always knew how to let loose and have a good time. First time meeting was at the Pharmacy in gorham. Not...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Stephen Burns - Friend

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EASTON----John Joseph McMenamy, 75, of Gorham, Maine and Easton, MA. passed away March 29, 2021.

John is survived by his sister, Jane Looney and her husband David of North Easton; his sister-in-law Patricia McMenamy of Bourne, MA.; several cousins, nieces, nephews and his beloved cat Battie.

John is predeceased by his brothers Michael and Paul McMenamy and his parents, John P. and Constance (Rogers) McMenamy.

John was born March 24, 1946 in Whitinsville, MA. attending schools in Easton graduating from Oliver Ames High School Class of 1964.

John graduated from Northeastern University in 1969, drafted shortly thereafter. John served his country during the Vietnam War having served in the US Army with his medical and pharmaceutical training.

In 1971 John moved to Maine pursuing his career as a Pharmacist and continued his education with degrees in Business and Accounting at Harvard University and Westbrook College. A scholarship named for him is still active today at Northeastern University in his honor.

John had many interests enjoying outings with his friends, reading, the beach and golf. John loved sports and especially watching his favorite teams, The Red Sox, Celtics and New England

Most recent John enjoyed long walks, landscaping and spending time with his brother-in-law David and friends at the Knights of Columbus. John loved all animals especially cats.

John had many friends in Gorham especially his extended families The Ruby's and Deetjens but also Largo, Florida and Aruba where he vacationed in the winters. John was especially close to his brother Michael who lovingly called him "The smartest man in Maine."

John will always be remembered for his sense of humor, his fun spirit and the great pride he held for his work and helping patients and friends in any way he could.

A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. For condolences visit