It is with saddened hearts that the family of John James McGinty announce his passing, on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, at the age of 58. Beloved son of Jean and the late Fred McGinty. Loving brother of the late Elizabeth (Pete St. Pierre), Nora Germain (Pete Clarke) and Rose Ann (Dave) Friesen. Treasured uncle of Dale (Sonya) Murray, Jim (Mayuree) Murray, Lindsey (Bret) Bartholomew, Kristine (Chris) Richmond, Andrew (Caitlin) Germain and great uncle of Bethany and Joe. Survived by several cousins in Ireland. Predeceased by his brother-in-law Rick Germain. John was a recent retiree of Lanxess Inc. He was an avid cyclist, enjoyed photography and had a passion for woodworking. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. Cremation will follow. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).