DiGREGORIO, Edward "Ned" Jr. Born on December 27, 1966, died suddenly on April 12, 2013, playing soccer, the sport he loved his entire life. Ned brought love and magic to the lives of many, including his wife Jennifer and two daughters, Abby and Tess, of Scituate; his parents Edward and Maureen DiGregorio of Dennis; his in-laws and second parents Ronald and Donna "Foxy"" Katz of Shelton, CT, and Scituate; his brother Jonathan DiGregorio and his wife Tamela of Norton; his sister Meredith Techiera and her husband John of Westwood; his brother-in-law Timothy Katz and his wife Ana-Maria of Miami, FL; his sister-in-law Heather Katz and her friend John Prieser of Jacksonville, FL; lifelong friends Charles and Laurie Withington of Acton; Richard Webber and Ellie Lane of Norwell; Joseph Krall of Wellfleet; and special nieces and nephews, Ryan and Alyssa DiGregorio; John, Thomas, and Matthew Techiera; Olivia Katz (whom he looked forward to meeting this summer); Simon and Lucy Webber; and Grace, Matthew and George Withington. He also leaves many cherished aunts, uncles and their families in Connecticut, Massachusetts and North Carolina, along with the close friends of Abby and Tess whom he truly loved as his own. His godparents are Nancy Petrucci of Westwood and William Marshall of Dedham. Ned will be especially missed by his students, their parents and his colleagues at Inly School in Scituate where he brought humor and joy to learning each day. He had many friends in his neighborhood and through both his soccer coaching for the Town of Scituate and his own soccer teams with The Busy Bee Pub and Hingham Sports Center on Friday nights. A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, April 16th from 4-8PM at Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, 382 First Parish Rd, Scituate. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 10AM in St. Mary of the Nativity Church, 1 Kent St, Scituate. At the family's request, In lieu of flowers, donations will be graciously accepted; checks payable to: Fidelity Investments, for an educational fund for Abby and Tess, sent to 100 Greenfield Ln, Scituate, MA 02066. For online condolences and info www.richardsongaffeyfuneralhome.com Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home 781-545-0196

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Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home
382 First Parish Road Scituate, MA 020663313
(781) 545-0196
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 15, 2013