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Lawrence J. "Mickey" Higgins

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Sincere condolences to Tim, Larry, Liz and Kathleen. Mickey was a lovely man and such a gentle soul. Married to my first cousin Lillian, I know they were devoted to each other. Frank and I have great memories when they visited Ireland and likewise when we visited them in Arlington and met the rest of the family in the late 1990s. The Covid 19 virus has changed many people's lives. Although you could not be with him, he knew how much he as loved. Stay safe and we are thinking of you.
Best regards,
Joan Lynam & Frank O'Connor m3kIw

Posted by: Joan Lynam - Dublin, Ireland - Family   May 30, 2020

He was a great man. I knew him as a father figure to 4 really nice kids. He missed Lillian terribly and know he must have a big smile on his face as he is with her looking down on everyone.

Posted by: Robert Leahy - Andover, MA - Friend   May 03, 2020

My condolences to all of you. Your parents were the best and comical to say the least. They certainly were proud of you and those precious grandkids.
Always in my thoughts and miss you guys.

Posted by: Kaye Cody - Yonkers - Friend   May 03, 2020

So sorry to the entire family on the loss of your father/grandfather. Mickey was such a great man whose family was his first priority. He was lucky to have you all and you were lucky to have had him for all these years. He's now catching up with Lil:) ❤

Posted by: Linda Abbott - Melrosr, MA - Friend   Apr 27, 2020

The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable. Please feel free to call on us at anytime as we are always available to you.

Posted by: John W Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - Melrose, MA   Apr 27, 2020