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John J. McCormack

John J. McCormack

Visiting hours are Thursday, September 13th, 2012 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for John J. “Lucky” McCormack, who died unexpectedly on Monday evening, September 10th at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, at 80 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, September 14th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 10 a.m.  Born & raised in Cambridge, he was an alumnus of St. Mary’s High School – Cambridge, class of 1949.  He entered the Army on July 6th, 1949 & served until September of 1952.  He is a Veteran of the Korean Conflict.  Upon returning home he continued his education at M.I.T. & graduated there in 1957.  Most of his working career was spent as a Master Electrician for Local 103 of the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers.  Besides his association with Local 103, he was a long standing member of the V.F.W. Post #299.  He is the husband of the late, Dolores C. (Beck) who died in January of 2002.  He is the devoted father of: John J. McCormack & his wife, Catherine of Pembroke & Carolyn L. McElroy & her husband, Kenneth C. of Shirley, MA, formerly of Cambridge.  He is the cherished grandfather of: Ryan C. McElroy, U.S. Marines, Special Forces & his wife, Rhiannon of Camp Pendeleton, CA, Christopher M. McElroy & his companion, Shannel Prince Ortiz of Revere, Katelin E. McElroy of Shirley, John “Jackie,” Steven M. & Colleen McCormack all of Pembroke & the late, Taylor McCormack.  He is the dear Brother of Joanne M. Cicatelli & her husband, Lingo of Revere & the late, Thomas V., Robert, F. & Joseph J. McCormack.  He is also lovingly survived by 2 great-grandsons, Aiden T. & Cameron M. McElroy, his sister-in-law, Jeannette DiBaccio of Nashua, NH & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  Interment will be in Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, September 14th, 2012 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.

Interment

Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

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  1. Patty MacAuley Haydon
    Sep 13 2012

    Uncle Lucky, I will always remember you with fondness. You were such a cool cat and I recognized that as a young child. I have a lot of memories from my childhood and you were a big part of them. I pray that you are at peace and that the Lord comforts Johnny and Carolyn and their children. Godspeed Lucky, until we meet agani. Love, Patty

  2. Victoria Helberg
    Sep 12 2012

    Carolyn, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am thinking of you! Victoria

  3. Maria Ravanis
    Sep 12 2012

    Carolyn and Family – I am so sorry for your loss. This is a very difficult time for all of you and you will be in my thoughts and prayers. If you need anything at all please reach to me..

    Love – Maria

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