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I was thinking of John today. I was shocked when I heard he passed away and saddened to think he was lost to his family and friends so early in life. John would do anything for you. A real friend - many times he was just a phone call away. Just like his dad, a wonderful man.

Posted by: Diane Magnuson - Arlington, MA - Friend   Dec 27, 2020

Dear Carla and family,
So sorry to hear of the passing of John. I just found out. Love and prayers are with you all.

Posted by: Maria and Joe Bonanno - Everett, MA - Friend   Jan 31, 2020

Deepest heartfelt Condelences to the friends and family of Johnny ..
He had a generous heart and a great funny guy ..
A great loss to many

Posted by: Kim Clements - Salusbury, MA - Friend   Jan 16, 2020

So many funny memories of John, hanging out with my sister and her friends in high school, at our house for any and all occasions, his smile and laughter everywhere, so many decades ago. To his family - my deepest sympathies. He will be remembered so fondly by many.

Posted by: Lisa Lincoln - Walpole, MA - Friend   Jan 14, 2020

Rest easy Johnny, you will be missed dearly by all that knew you. You were an amazing person with so much love to give. My sincerest condolences to your family and loved ones. Fly with the Angels my dearest friend John.

Posted by: Kristen Salgado - Peabody, MA - Friend   Jan 14, 2020

In memory of a very special cousin: May his spirit of life and fun and hard work live on in his prodigy for generations.

Posted by: Johnny McColgan - Dorchester, MA - Family   Jan 14, 2020

John was a great human being and good friend. He was always smiling - never forget that grin! He loved his family and life. He will be in our hearts forever. Your family has lost such a wonderful person.
Mike & Elaine D'Entremont

Posted by: Michael D'Entremont - Lynn, MA - Friend   Jan 14, 2020

May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the days ahead Psalms 119:76

Posted by: A friend   Jan 14, 2020

My deepest sympathies go out to John's family. He meant the world to me. A true friend. Love you Mickey.

Posted by: Barbara Palleschi - Lynn, MA - Friend   Jan 14, 2020

We would like to express how sorry we are for your loss. We met John a few years ago when he became a member of the Franco American Veterans Club. He always had a smile and so much laughter! Most of all, he had so much love and pride for his family. He will be greatly missed.
Rick and Gail McIsaac

Posted by: Rick and Gail McIsaac - Lynn, MA - Friend   Jan 14, 2020