John Downey, 63, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2022, in Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ.
Born in County Cork, Ireland, he immigrated to the United States in 1960 and lived in Kearny.
Mr. Downey was a chef at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford for many years.
He is survived by one sister, Maureen Hickey and her husband, Robert Bourg. John was the uncle of Jennifer Barrientos, Kelly-Anne Millner, Robert Hickey and Mark Hickey. He was the cousin of MaryEllen Downey. Mr. Downey also leaves behind several great nieces and great nephews.