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Remembering John McGonigle

 John “Jay” McGonigle, formerly of The MPH Group, a Boston-based independent manufacturers’ rep firm, passed away on July 18, 2015.

A longtime MAFSI member, McGonigle started his rep career in the early 1970s and in 1993 he teamed with Don Perry and George Hilliard to start the MPH Group, serving as the company’s president until he retired in 2005.

He is survived by his wife Debra, sons Michael and David, two grandchildren, a stepdaughter and many other relatives.

A visitation will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on July 26 at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 111 Chapel Road, Wells, Maine. A funeral service will follow at 12 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Lung Association, 122 State Street, Augusta, Maine, 04330 or Doctors Without Borders, 333 7th Avenue, New York, N.Y., 10001-5004.