Obituary of Michael G McGinley
Michael G. McGinley, 49, passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2022, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – Somerset.
A lifelong resident of Middlesex, Michael attended Middlesex High School. Not long after graduation, he began his career at NJ Transit, working there for over 25 years.
A fan of all sports, he played on the high school basketball team, and later in life coached Pop Warner Football and Little League for many years. In his free time, he could be found cheering on his favorite sports teams, the New York Giants. When they were not playing Michael would root for Rutgers, the Yankees, the Knicks, and the Rangers.
Some of his Michael’s most cherished times were those spent traveling to sporting events. Over the years he has visited numerous stadiums all over the country to watch Rutgers, Notre Dame and the Giants play, meeting many NFL players along the way.
Predeceased by his grandparents, William and Paula Russo and Patrick and Theresa McGinley and uncle Daniel McGinley, Michael is survived by his parents Michael and Anita, and sister Kelly Rooney, her husband Jim and their daughter Erin. He will also be missed by his aunts and uncles, William Russo and his wife Karen, Paul Russo and his wife Debra, and Edward Russo and his wife Susan, along with a host of extended relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held at the Middlesex Funeral Home, 528 Bound Brook Road, Middlesex, NJ, on Monday, December 19, 2022, from 4 pm to 7 pm.
A Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Mount Virgin, 600 Harris Ave, Middlesex, NJ, on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 10 am. Family and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home beginning at 9:15 am.
Entombment will follow at Resurrection Burial Park, Lincoln Avenue, Piscataway, NJ.