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BURGHOLZER, James E. 85, Of Somerville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and friends. Beloved husband of 61 years to Margaret A. (O'Toole). Loving son of the late Margaret (Murray) and Frank Burgholzer. Devoted father of Paula M. Dabenigno of Medford, James M. Burgholzer of Somerville, Ellen M. de Lellis and her husband Mark of Stoneham. Brother of the late Frank and Paul Burgholzer. Dear grandfather of D.J. and Michelle Dabenigno both of Medford, and John de Lellis of Stoneham. Also survived by his loving grand dogs Brady and Bailey. Funeral procession from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) SOMERVILLE, Saturday morning at 10:00 am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Catherine of Genoa Church, Somerville at 11:00 am. Relatives and friends invited. Calling Hours Friday 3-7 pm. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Former longtime owner of Frank and Ed's Service Station in Somerville. Life Member of Winter Hill Yacht Club. Late member US Army, Korean War. If you wish donations may be made in James' name to St. Catherine of Genoa Parish, 179 Summer St., Somerville, MA 02143 or , 75 Sylvan St., Suite B103, Danvers, MA 01923. For more information please visit dohertyfuneralservice.com.
Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 10, 2016
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