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Daly, Jr., Philip Leo Of Braintree, 76 years of age, passed away after a brief illness at the Webster Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Rockland on Monday, January 13th, 2014. He was born in Quincy. He was a retired Boston Firefighter retiring in 2001. He was a member of the Boston Firefighters Union Local 718 AFL-CIO. Philip was extremely proud that he had been a Boston Firefighter. He had driven Engine 25 in Downtown Boston and later Engine 30 in West Roxbury. He loved being and was considered an excellent firehouse cook. He also was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and the U Conn Women's Basketball team. He enjoyed model ship building and was a Master Wooden Model Ship builder, building Old Ironsides, including all the rigging. His friends called him "Captain". Among his many travels he most loved visiting Disney World in Florida which he visited 40 times over the course of his life. He especially loved Irish music by the 'Celtic Women'. He is survived by his wife, Patricia M. (Holmes) Daly. He is also survived by his brother, Robert S. Daly of Millis, MA. At the family's request, services will be private. Due to the wonderful generosity of his living kidney donor, Phil was a successful kidney transplant recipient. In his memory, donations may be made to "The Transplant Institute – BICMC, 110 Francis Street, Brookline, MA 02115." At a later date there will be a Life Celebration for Philip. Arrangements by Peck Funeral Home in BRAINTREE. www.peckservices.com
Published in The Boston Globe on Jan. 19, 2014
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