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“Dear Jack, Lucy, David, Keith, Kathryn and Elizabeth, Our deepest sympathy to all of you in this time of sorrow. Uncle Jack was a man of strong...Read More »
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“Our condolences go out to the Sheehan family. Mr. Sheehan will be missed by the staff of the Windward Grille. He will be remembered fondly for his ...Read More »
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“David and Jack It was a pleasure and honor to have cared for your Father in his time of need.He was such a caring kind hearted man whom I...Read More »
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“Dear Jack and David, I always looked up to your father as an example of what an ideal father should be. He always took the time to talk to me...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Tom Landergan

“Jack Sheehan & Family,We are very sadden to hear of your loss. We are thinking of you.With deepest sympathy,Regina Canzater - CSG ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Regina Canzater

“To the Sheehan Family:Our deepest sympathy during this difficult time. Jack was a special friend to our family-especially to my father Bernie. ...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Cheryl Kalus-Harris

“I know your dad will be sorely missed. He led a wonderful life and was such a great role model. My thoughts and prayers are with you,Barbara ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara Sullivan

“Dear Jack,David & Families: So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Our whole family always admired him as being the "best in shape" of the...Read More »
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“We will always remember the wonderful dinners we shared with Jack when we visited as friends of his son in college. He was a wonderful, honest and...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Tom Glassanos - Pleasanton, CA

“Our deepest sympathy.Rebecca and Peter HallissyCape Cod ”
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“We only new Jack a short time, but loved him dearly. He was a great friend and neighbor. We will miss him greatly!Laura & Shawn Gately ”
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John J. Sheehan, Jr., 87, of Lynnfield died on Wednesday, April 10 at the Union Hospital in Lynn.

Born in Boston on January 12, 1926 he was the son of the late John J. and Yvonne (Berard) Sheehan.

Mr. Sheehan had been a Lynnfield resident since 1967. He was a graduate of Boston High School of Commerce and Boston University. Mr. Sheehan was a retired control branch manager for GMAC in Boston. He was a World War II Army Veteran.

Mr. Sheehan was the husband of the late Vilda (Santilli). He is survived by his two sons; John J. Sheehan, III and his wife Lucy of North Andover and David P. Sheehan and his partner Keith Garton of New York, his sister Yvonne Sheehan of Dorchester and his two granddaughters; Kathryn and Elizabeth Sheehan both of Somerville. Mr. Sheehan was predeceased by his brother Leo Zschau.

His funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Saturday at 9:30am followed by a Funeral Mass in the Our Lady of the Assumption Church, corner of Salem & Grove Sts., Lynnfield at 10:30am. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday from 4-7pm. Interment will be at Willow Cemetery in Lynnfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Charities of Boston, 51 Sleeper St., Boston, MA 02210.

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McDonald Funeral Home
19 Yale Ave.
Wakefield, MA US 01880
Friday, April 12, 2013, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Our Lady of the Assumption Parish
Intersection of Grove and Salem Streets
Lynnfield, MA US 01940
Saturday, April 13, 2013, 10:30 AM


Willow Cemetery
Summer Street
Lynnfield, MA US 01940
Saturday, April 13, 2013,