90, passed away on April 2, 2015. Born in Bayonne, he was a lifelong resident. He was a retired operations engineer for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. A Purple Heart recipient, he proudly served the nation as a member of the U.S. Army during World War II. During his wartime service, he was part of a team that liberated concentration camps at the end of the war and was also involved in the D-Day invasion. He was predeceased by his wife, Eileen Gannon (nee: O’Sullivan). He is survived by his children, Maryanne Rosenberg; Dr. John Gannon Jr. and his wife, Karen; his grandchildren, Holly, Sherri, Jason and Justin Rosenberg; and Cara, Courtney and John T. Gannon III; and his siblings, Claire Gannon, Terry McHugh; and William Gannon and his wife, Mary. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph Development Fund, Mt. St. Joseph Convent, 9701 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118-2694. Funeral arrangements by BAYONNE Memorial Home, 854 Avenue C.