Madison- John D. Purcell, 92, passed away on January 8, 2017. John was born on June 17, 1924, Madison, Wisconsin, the son of John and Catherine (Mooney) Purcell. He grew up on West Washington Avenue and lived his life in the downtown area. John owned JP Forms Printing Brokerage Company. He also was a member of St. Raphael's Cathedral parish.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Anne Mulligan and Margaret Purcell.
He survived by his niece, Kate (Norm) Davidson, nephew, John (Diana) Mulligan, cousins, Sue (Tom) Aldrich, Joseph (Gloria) Beck, Philip (Christine) Beck, Carmen Beck (Brian), Gwen Orlando(Beck), Joe Beck, Jeane (Tom) Hubl, Patrick (Kelly) Mack, Margaret (Peggy) Mack, Mary Kay (Martin) Monahan.
A funeral service will be held at Cress Funeral Service, 3610 Speedway Road, Madison on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10:30am. A visitation will be held on Friday at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place at Resurrection Cemetery.
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