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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian JOHN KIRRANE Jr.

KIRRANE, John J. "Jack" Jr. Of Brookline, on September 25, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Patricia A. (Rose) Kirrane. Loving father of Susan J. Fields of Brookline and her late husband Kenneth, John P. Kirrane and his wife Elizabeth of No. Weymouth, and Kristin Greymont of Brookline. Dear brother of William F. Kirrane and his wife Rita of Waltham, Edward T. Kirrane and his wife Ann of Dedham, and the late Evelyn M. Kirrane. Adored grandfather of Tara Kirrane Quitt and her husband Adam of...
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