John Anthony McKiernan, 77, of Fort Wayne died July 22, 2020 at home. John was born September 29, 1942 in Fort Wayne. He was the son of the late Thomas A and Elizabeth K McKiernan. John graduated from St. Patrick Catholic Grade School, Central Catholic High School and Xavier University. John's father died when he was 14 and he became the back bone of his family, caring for his younger brother and mother. He had a lengthy career in marine sales in California, Florida and New York State. John was survived by his brothers, James K "Connie" McKiernan of Sharonville, OH, and Thomas E (Jean) McKiernan of Cincinnati, OH; John was always the favorite uncle of John, Tom (Fiona), Ann Owen and Mary Kathleen (Jerry) Reyna, and dear friend and partner in recent years, Constance "Connie" Mettler. A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 4pm to 6pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to Donor's Choice. To sign the online guest book, go to www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com.
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