John J. Daly, age 85, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, in the company of his loving family. Born and raised in South Boston, he graduated from South Boston High School and was a World War II Navy veteran. The retired president and owner of J.J. Daly, Inc., and John J. Daly, Inc., Mr. Daly was also a former member of the Board of Governors and a 40-year member and Pres. Cup winner of the Charles River Country Club, a former member of Board of Trustees of Milton Hospital and former member of Milton Hoosic Club and The Clover Club. The beloved husband of 65 years of the late Doris G. (Mullen), he is survived by his devoted children, Kathleen A. Lawlor and John J. Daly Jr. and his wife Debra, all of Indiana, Joan D. Maloney and her husband David of Connecticut, William G. Daly and his wife Jane and Janet D. Tierney and her husband William, all of Milton; and his 14 loving grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Denis, James, Joseph, Kay and Marie. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Thursday at 10 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday, 4 to 7 p.m. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute at the Faulkner Hospital, 1153 Centre St., Boston, MA 02130. www.alfreddthomas.com Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home Milton, 617-696-4200
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Jan. 29, 2013