John Joseph Huxley, of Holbrook, age 89, passed away peacefully at Marina Bay Long Term Care Facility on July 5, 2013. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 53 years Ruth (Riley) Huxley, his adoring mother Alice (Foley) Huxley, and his loving sister Helen Huxley. Loving father of William Huxley and his wife Seerena of Rockland, Patricia Huxley-Cohen and her husband Alan Cohen of Beverly, Robert Huxley of Windham, NH, Mary Huxley and her husband John Semer of Brockton, and Janice Jens and her husband Stephen of Winchester. Adoring grandfather of Steven, Pamela, Michael, Christine, Rachel, David, Nicole, Brandon, Matthew, Meagan, and Michaela. Great-grandfather of Nicholas, Rose, and Isabelle. John was a graduate of South Boston High School and served in the US Navy during World War II. He moved to Holbrook in 1954 and was employed as a manufacturers representative. John was a member of the Holy Name Society, on the board of the Holbrook Senior Housing Authority, Treasurer of the South Shore Elderly Services, and was a Town Meeting Member. He was also an active member of the Holbrook Council of Aging and a parishioner of St. Josephs Parish. Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 127 So. Franklin St. (Rt. 37), Holbrook, Wednesday at 10:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at St. Josephs Church, Holbrook at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Internment Union Cemetery, Holbrook. Late World War II US Navy Veteran. In lieu of flowers donations in Johns name can be made to Childrens Hospital, Development Office, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115 or St. Josephs Church, 153 So. Franklin St., Holbrook, MA 02343. For online guestbook and directions please visit us at our website, www.thehurley funeralhomes.com.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on July 13, 2013
Hurley Funeral Home
127 S. Franklin St. (Rt 37) Holbrook, MA 02343