John Cain

Obituary of John Malachi Cain

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Elmira: Age 76, passed away at his home, with family by his side, on Thursday, March 24, 2022. John was born and raised in Elmira, a son of the late J. Malachi and Catherine (Stout) Cain. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by daughter Catherine "Katie" Cain, sisters, Clara DeRenzo and Sister Susan Cain, RSM. John is survived by his wife of 52 years Marilyn (Guth) Cain, sons and their families: Andrew L. and Lillian Cain of San Clemente, CA with daughter Katie…John W. "Willie" and Theresa Cain of Horseheads with sons, John, Joseph and Jeffery…Daniel J. and Yada Cain of Elmira with children, Malley, Ella, Amara and Declan; sister and brother-in-law Mary Jo and Paul Minch of Big Flats; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. John taught at St. Patrick's and Notre Dame for almost 50 years. He loved teaching, the outdoors and all of his dogs. Most importantly, he loved his family. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira, on Sunday, April 3, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A funeral service, led by Father John DeSocio, will follow at 4:15 p.m. A livestream of the service will be on YouTube; subscribe to McInerny Funeral Home. Interment, with committal prayers, will take place on Monday, April 4, 2022, St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery, at 12:30 p.m. Those wishing may remember John with a contribution to the Catherine "Katie" Cain '89 Scholarship Fund, Notre Dame High School, 1400 Maple Avenue, Elmira NY 14904, or to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, 388 Upper Oakwood Avenue, Elmira NY 14903.
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Sunday
3
April

Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, April 3, 2022
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Sunday
3
April

Funeral Service

4:15 pm
Sunday, April 3, 2022
McInerny Funeral Home
502 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York, United States
Monday
4
April

Final Resting Place

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Monday, April 4, 2022
St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery
623 Franklin Street
Elmira, New York, United States
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