GAVIN, Joseph P. 29, of South Boston, suddenly, June 28, 2012. Beloved son of the late Judy A., and cherished adopted son of the late Mary (Mahoney) and James Gavin. Loving brother of Sheila, Johannah, Danielle, Jamie, John Gavin, Kristin Robbins, the late Robert, Patrick, and Lawrence Gavin. Cherished fiance of Megan Hanley of South Boston. Devoted friend of Charlie Daniels. Lovingly remembered by the Hanley, Rehault, Rull families and the Ryan Yeomans family. Longtime drummer for Kings Chapel Band. Funeral from the O'Brien Funeral Home, 146 Dorchester Street, SOUTH BOSTON, Monday at 9:00AM. Funeral Mass in Gate of Heaven Church at 10:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday from 2 to 6 PM. Interment Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline. Joseph will be greatly missed by his fellow employees at the Stop & Shop in South Boston and his band mates. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Joseph' memory to The Gavin Foundation, 675 E. Fourth St, South Boston, MA 02127.

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O'Brien Funeral Home
146 Dorchester Street South Boston, MA 02127
(617) 269-1600
Published in The Boston Globe from June 30 to July 1, 2012