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Clarence 'John' Ahern
Oct. 17, 1930-Jan. 28, 2013
Redwood City, California

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Clarence ?John? Ahern, a lifelong resident of Redwood City, died at his home on Jan 28. He was 82.

Born in San Francisco, John lived his entire life in Redwood City and attended Our Lady of Mt Carmel and Sequoia High School.

He had worked at Pan American Airlines and later retired from Varian Associates after a 30-year career in the Microwave Tube Division.

After retirement, John became a founding member and volunteer docent at the Hiller Aviation Museum.

John?s passions included the 49ers, Little League baseball and military & naval aviation.

He spent many years coaching in Highlanders Little League and led several of his teams on to win the City Championship.

John was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Nancy Ahern. He is survived by his two sons, Michael (Cherie) Ahern and Gary (Connie) Ahern, and his two grandchildren, Michelle and Meagan Ahern.

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