John F. Macejka Jr.
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John F. Macejka Jr.

Thursday, May 31st, 1934 - Friday, December 13th, 2019


John F. Macejka Jr. 85, was peacefully guided into heaven by his mom Bernice, who passed away 27 years ago on the same day, December 13, 2019.

Born and educated in Schenectady, John was the son of the late John F. and Bernice (Yaniec) Macejka Sr. He was a 1953 graduate of Mont Pleasant High School and received an associate’s degree from Albany Business College.

A United States Army veteran, John retired in 1990 from Beneficial Finance Corporation in Rotterdam as a senior manager after 36 years of service.

John was a member of the former immaculate Conception Church in Schenectady where he served on the parish council and was an usher and alter server. He was a 4th degree in the Knights of Columbus, a former Grand Knight and a member of the Color Guard, John also was a member of the Rotterdam Elks, a former member of the Pinehaven Country Club, its Board of Directors and the Board of Directors at White Birch Gardens. A avid golfer and bowler, he was a member of the Vitalo Classic League and the Armed Forces bowling league. John also appeared and won on Morris Kramer’s TV Tournament Time and was owner of a 300 game.

Predeceased in 2002 by his wife Maureen L. (Lyons) Macejka, John is survived by his children, Deborah Burrows of Rotterdam and Patricia DuPont (Kenneth) of Elkton, VA, his grandchildren, Johnny and Shelby Burrows of Rotterdam and Melissa Aldrich of VA, his great grandchildren, Natalee and Alan, his siblings, Steve Macejka (Patricia) of Myrtle Beach, SC and Edward Macejka (Christine) and Anna Harnage both of Panama City, FL. and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation to celebrate John’s life will be held on Thursday evening December 19th from 6 to 8 pm at Bond Funeral Home, Broadway & Guilderland Ave., Schenectady, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday morning December 20th at 9 am at St. Lukes Roman Catholic Church, 1241 State Street, Schenectady, NY, with Father Dominick Isopo celebrating John’s Mass.

Entombment will follow in Most Holy Redeemer Mausoleum with full military honors.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 19th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Bond Funeral Home
    1614 Guilderland Avenue
    Thursday, December 19th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, December 20th, 2019 | 9:00am
    St Lukes Roman Catholic Church
    1241 State Street
    Friday, December 20th, 2019
    Mass of Christian Burial
    Rev. Dominick Isopo
  • Interment

    Most Holy Redeemer Mausoleum
    2501 Troy Schenectady Road
    Niskayuna, NY
    With Military Honors

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Anita Scaccia

So sorry for the loss of John. He will be remembered as a great friend of my dads. Thoughts and prayers to all.
Anita Scaccia and Vince Bowers
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Gray and Sandy Gagnon, Dale City, Virgini

John had a kind heart, a jovial spirit and an infectious smile! He will be missed - Fondly - Gray and Sandy Gagnon, Dale City, Virgini
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Stephen Macejka

With loving memories of a great Brother and a kind Uncle. Steve, Pat, Edward and Christine
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