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May 30, 2013

John Lewis McElroy, Jr.

PORT ARTHUR —    John Lewis McElroy Jr. was born on April 5, 1963 in Port Arthur, TX.  He was a resident of Houston, TX for 18 years.  He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1983 and also served in the US Army.  John passed away on May 22, 2013 at Northwest Hospital in Houston, TX.

   He is preceded in death by his mother Mary McElroy and his father John Lewis McElroy Sr.

  John leaves behind his dedicated wife of 24 years, Joy McElroy; two step-children Jay and Lauren Samoth; and a granddaughter Kamryn  Callwood; two sisters, Monica and Melanie McElroy; a brother Joseph McElroy;  two nephews, Marcus Timms and Ryan Johnson; one aunt, Dorothy (Edward) Hall; two uncles, Joe Victor (Mary) and James (Joyce) Victor; one goddaughter Kylin Bain, and a host of family and friends.

  Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Sacred Heart-St.Mary Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with visitation from 8 a.m. until service time.  Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.

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