BROPHY, John J. Of Hull, formerly of Charlestown, passed away peacefully on January 12, 2013. Husband of the late Loretta Y. (Gravell) Brophy. Father of Yvette DiFrummolo and her husband Robert of Charlestown, Denise Mallozzi and her husband Jim of Plymouth, Renee Bornheim and her husband Kurt of Hull, and the late John J. Brophy, Jr. Also survived by his grandchildren Robert DiFrummolo, Jr. and his wife Jodi, Janelle Yildizyan and her husband Alex, Justin DiFrummolo, Louis and Christopher Mallozzi, and great grandchildren Chloe, Evan, Arianna, Liam and Isabella. His Funeral Mass will be held in St. Ann's Church, Samoset Ave. & Lewis St. in Hull on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11 AM. Burial will be private and calling hours are omitted. In lieu of flowers a donation in John's memory may be made to: Perkins Trust (Perkins School for the Blind), 175 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Arrangementsby Hamel FuneralCare & Cremation Service of Massachusetts.

Published in The Boston Globe on Jan. 31, 2013