The Life of John P Athey

John P. Athey, 72 a resident of Clifton Heights passed away on December 30, 2020.

John was born in Upper Darby to the late John and Nancy Athey. He was a graduate of Upper Darby High School and Brandywine College. John proudly severed in the Army National Guard. He retired after 44 years from the U.S. Postal Service.

He has spent the last 8 years working at Villanova University. John was an avid Philadelphia sports fan. He loved traveling and spending time with his family. John was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.

Predeceased by his daughter, Patricia Anne Athey.

Survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Kathleen T. (Case) Athey; children, Christine Athey, Jeffrey (Nicole) Athey, Meghan (Jim) McCafferty ; grandchildren, Wayne, Shawn, Daniel, Gianna, Dylan, Zachary and Erin; great grandchild, Matthew. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass: Thursday 10:30 am at St. Eugene Church 200 S. Oak Avenue Primos

Interment: Private

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at

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