North Andover, MA — John A. Winn of North Andover died on April 9, 2013. Born in Methuen, Mr. Winn graduated from Central Catholic High School in its first class. He was further educated in California and Southern Law University.
After retiring from a career in the regular Navy, Mr. Winn was employed for many years in the California Department of Motor Vehicles as a manager in the Field Office Division where he traveled and lived throughout the state.
He later owned his own real estate brokerage and was an active member of the California Board of Realtors. He was a long-time member of the Fleet Reserve Association and a former Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
He and his wife, Catherine, lived in many states and together traveled to many places throughout the world, both during his navy career and in later years.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Catherine J. (Golden) Winn; a son, Thomas Winn and his wife, Rosa, of North Hampton, N.H.; a son, Robert Winn and his wife, Karyn, of Exeter, N.H.; three grandchildren, Jessica, Julie and John; as well as several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call on Sunday, April 14, 2013, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 35 Merrimack Street, North Andover, MA.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, April 15, 2013, at 11 a.m. in Saint Michael’s Church in North Andover, Mass. His burial will take place at a later date in the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
For online condolences and other information, please visit us at www.breenfuneralhome.com.