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Wallace M. Milligan

A funeral mass was celebrated at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Wakefield, followed by interment at Massachusetts National VA Cemetery, Bourne, MA, for Wallace M. Milligan, who died following a long illness on Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, at 69 years.  Born & raised in Somerville, he attended school there & was a 1961 alumnus of Somerville High School.  In August of 1961, he entered the United States Army & served until August of 1964.  He is a Veteran of the Vietnam Era.  For over 20 years, he worked for Eastern Airlines at Logan Airport on ramp service.  He lived in Melrose for about 15 years, then moving to Winthrop & in 1995, moving to Revere.  A former member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks, he was also an avid simmer at Revere Beach.  He is the beloved father of Wallace J. Milligan & his wife Darleen of Horsham, PA, Tracey M. Milligan of Wakefield, & Scott F. Milligan & his wife Nancy of Methuen.  He is the dear grandfather of Shanna M., Sierra J., & Wallace S. Milligan, & Samantha M. Marshall.  He is also lovingly survived by 3 sisters, Margaret “Betty” Abreu of Billerica, Joan Johnson & her husband Charles of Royal Palm Beach, FL, & Mary Kantorski & her husband Edward of Revere, & his former wife, Janet M. (Rogers) Milligan of Abington, MA, & several nieces & nephews.  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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