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RIP Johnny Shaughnessy from Galways settled in Dorchester, Boston
Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 06:42 AM
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|John Joseph Shaughnessy, RIP|
In mourning the passing of a friend of any age, we always proclaim that he was too young to die. For Johnny, in his early 50s, it can be truly said that his mark on this earth was measured many times over by the countless friends that he made and lives that he touched. Affectionately known as 'Shocks', Johnny immigrated to Boston in the 1980's and was a well known member of the Irish Community in Dorchester. A gentle and generous soul, Johnny will now shares his wit and charm with a new group of friends.
Ar dheis Dé do raibh a anam
SHAUGHNESSY John J. in Dorchester, November 18, formerly of Newbridge, Co. Galway, Ireland. Beloved son of the late Mary (Cunningham) and Thomas Shaughnessy, Brother of Gus, Michael, Bridget Lynch and Eileen. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral from the Keaney Funeral Home 1632 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Friday, November 23 at 9:00 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mark’s Church at 10:00 A.M. Visiting hours Thursday 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Relatives and friends invited. Former member of St. Patrick’s Football Club and avid GAA Supporter. Interment Killyan Cemetery, Newbridge.