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Patrick M. Duggan

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, November 15th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE for, Patrick M. Duggan, who passed unexpectedly on Saturday, November 11th, following a brief illness. The Funeral Service will follow immediately at 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be held at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne on Thursday, November 16th at 1:15 p.m. Please meet at the cemetery gate by 1:00 p.m.

Patrick was born in Melrose, raised & educated in Malden, attending Malden High school. He entered the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era, serving as Private 2nd Class on July 29, 1969 & was discharged on January 20,1972. He worked for over 20 (twenty) years within the Department of Public Works (City of Malden) in the water department as a plumber and laborer. In 1997, he left his post in Malden and began a twenty-year career with the V.A. Medical Center at Jamaica Plain, in their Maintenance Division as a master plumber. He was still working at the time of his death. Patrick was active in the American Legion Post of Malden, several years ago.

He is the beloved husband of 45 years to Gail (Hardy) Duggan. He is the dear father to CarrieAnn Salemme, her husband William, Patrick J. Duggan, his wife Jennifer, Matthew J. Duggan, Heather G. Duggan & Stephen Buonopane, all of Revere. He is the devoted grandfather of Alexis, Tyler, Brandon, McKenna, Stephen, Brayden and Jaxson, all of Revere. He is the cherished brother of James Duggan & his wife Connie of Burlington, Caroline Smithers & her husband Rick, George Duggan and his late wife Karen, all of Billerica, Eileen Kimber & her husband Jerry of Fitchburg, Joseph Duggan & his wife Joy of Tewksbury & the late John Duggan. Also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephew.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, November 15th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne
Thursday, November 16th at 1:15 p.m. (Please meet at cemetery gate by 1:00 p.m.)

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Just A Little Help Burial Funds, P.O. Box 262, Revere MA 02151.

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  1. Stephen Nicholson
    Nov 17 2017

    I worked with Pat at the VA. He will be truly missed. May he Rest in Peace.

  2. Jennifer Anderson
    Nov 15 2017

    I wanted to extend our condolences to ALL of you…

    Words cannot do justice for the loss and pain you’re in, but please know that Bryce and I both are very saddened by this, and we have had all of you in our prayers & hearts.

    Again, my deepest sorrow for the loss of your beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle & friend…

    Know that he is forever your “guardian”; and shall be with you always!!!

    All of love,

    Jenn & Bryce

  3. Matthew Duggan
    Nov 14 2017

    Dad,
    I’m so proud to have had you as my father. You taught me many things and great life lessons. I know that we sometimes had our differences and did not always see eye to eye. That was my fault it’s no secret you always favored the girls, and I feel P.J got you at your best as a kid. So I rebelled, not cause I didn’t love you I just felt I didn’t get enough of you! That’s why I am so happy that in recent years we were able to rebuild our relationship. You were able to see me turn a new leaf in my life and know you were proud of me! We will all miss you greatly and I consider myself fortunate to have spent the last moments of your life by your side!
    Love, Matt

  4. James Smallwood
    Nov 13 2017

    I am so glad to have had you as a friend. On November 11th we lost a good man. He all ways spoke of his grandchild. How much he loved them. My prayers go out to his family. I would like to believe that you and billy D are T ign off. Save room for me i will see you when my time comes.

  5. Dianne Riley
    Nov 13 2017

    Pat your were one of the most kindess man i ever knew .you never had a babyword to say about anyone your were a gentleman all ways your family is very proud of you and you waere very much love rip pat you will sure be missed fly high pat

  6. Gianni Hill
    Nov 12 2017

    A great family man who I’ve had the pleasure of knowing for the past 6 years now. Rest in peace Papa. You will be missed!

  7. Helen Cirillo
    Nov 12 2017

    Jim & I are very sorry about you dad. He is an angel in heaven . Prayers for you all.

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