John Kane

Obituary of John W. Kane

John W. Kane, age 62, passed away after a long illness on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

Born in Amsterdam, New York, son of John and Yvonne Kane. John graduated from Canajoharie High School in 1976, after college moved to Illinois.

John is survived by his wife of 35 years Vivian; three children Michael (Jill) Kara, Melanie Kara and Justin Kane. He was the cherished grandfather of Parker, Emaline, Madeline, Colin, Addison and Evan.

He is survived by his aunt Mary Frances Kane; one sister Kathleen (Dennis) Dopp; three brothers: Michael (Kathleen) Kane, James (Laurel) Kane, Daniel Kane; and sister-in-law Gail Kane and several nephews and a niece.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Kevin Kane.

Interment services will take place on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 10a.m. at St. Peter’s & Paul’s Cemetery.  Masks and social distancing protocols are required. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Lenz & Betz Funeral Home, 69 Otsego Street, Canajoharie, NY 13317.  Please visit the online memorial at

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