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“Very sorry to here the news belatedly. He was my mechanic for over 15years and I enjoyed his sense of humor and his honesty and craftsmenship as a...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Jim D. - Acquaintance

“My condolences to all family and friend of Johnny. He brought a lot of good time to all. RIP Johnny. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Tim Norman

“When I moved to Connecticut in 1992, I passed by Mike's Repair Service and stopped in on the spur of the moment to see if any job openings were...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Dan Flanagan - Ellington, CT

“5/2/2017 Sad day. John, You were a very generous person and special friend. <br />I will miss you. We worked on so many different projects over...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Mike Wetterauer - Grants Pass, OR

“Hell of a guy will be missed by many in Ellington. Just talked with him last Thursday. My condolences to the family.Dave Gill ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: David Gill

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. John was so nice to me and my father when my brother passed away. He also was very kind to my brother prior...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Kylie Kirk - West Springfield, MA

John "Johnny" Cahill, 63, of Ellington, loving husband of Penny Maharan, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, the son of the late Thomas and Eleanor (Horton) Cahill, he grew up and lived in Lowell before moving to Ellington over 34 years ago. John proudly served his country in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He owned and operated Mike's Repair in Ellington. Johnny was a very kind and compassionate person who mentored several people, and he loved animals, especially his cats, and he enjoyed playing cards and spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his wife, John is survived by three step-children, Stephanie Cahill, George Wheeler, and Russell Maharan; three step-grandchildren, Rachel, Sarah, and Silas; his best friends, Bill and Joy Brooker of Tolland; eleven siblings, and several nieces, nephews, and dear friends. His family will receive friends for calling hours on Friday, May 5, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Route 83), Vernon. Funeral services and burial will be private and at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory may be made to the ASPCA, 424 East 92nd Street, NY, NY 10128. For online condolences and guest book, please visit