---- — John C. Horan, 62, of Mt. Vernon, died 9:20 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at his home in Mt. Vernon.
He was born Saturday, Aug. 11, 1951, in Worcester, Mass., the son of John C. Horan, Sr. and Elizabeth (Anthony) Horan. He married Sandra Chivallati on July 6, 1974, in Worcester, Mass.
John was operations manager for Radiac Abrasives and later worked for Continental Tire in Mt. Vernon. He was Past President of Shrewsbury Youth Hockey Association and was a member of Green Hills Country Club and St. Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon. He loved golfing and NASCAR, especially the Earnhardt’s.
He is survived by wife, Sandra Horan of Mt. Vernon; son, Jeffrey J. Horan and wife Melissa E. of Nicholasville, Ky.; granddaughter, Avery E. Horan of Nicholasville, Ky.; stepson, Mark A. McLean of Morrisville, Penn.; and five stepgrandchildren, Ian McLean, Amanda Mulvey, Elana McLean, Meg Mulvey and Seth McLean.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one stepdaughter, Robin A. Mulvey.
A celebration of life service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Interment of ashes will be held at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Worcester, Mass., at a later date.
The Horan family will greet friends from 5 p.m. until the time of service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the CASA of Jefferson County and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.