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JOHN J. MCGLYNN Sr. Obituary
McGLYNN, John J. "Jack", Sr. Of Medford, August 20th, former Medford City Councillor, Mayor, State Representative and WW II US Army veteran of the Ghost Army. Beloved husband of the late Helen (Lenox) McGlynn. Devoted father of Atty. Jack McGlynn, Jr. and his wife Atty. Diane of Ipswich, Atty. Dick McGlynn and his wife Paula, Karen McGlynn Devine, Former Mayor Michael J. McGlynn and his wife Sheila, Bernadette Davis and her husband Jon, all of Medford and Kevin B. McGlynn of New York City. Loving grandfather to Stacey Stone and her husband Donnie, Colleen Moody and her husband Craig, Annie Walsh and her husband Former Rep. Steve Walsh; Richard, Michael and his wife Jessica, and John McGlynn; Kristina Devine Pyrcz and her husband Patrick, Jeffrey Devine; Kathleen Brady and her husband Atty. William, Jennifer Belanger and her husband Aaron, Amanda McGlynn and her fiance Patrick Collins; Jonathan and Kaitlyn Davis. Loving Great-grandfather to Jack, Margaret and Claire Stone; Buckley "Bo" and Traigh Moody; Coley, Myles, Maeve and Brigid Helen Walsh; Cameron and Brennan Belanger; Helen, Catherine and Nora Brady and the late CJ Moody. Dear brother of Jacqueline Raimo and her late husband Frank, Richard McGlynn and his wife Betty, Maureen McGillicuddy and her husband Gene, the late Claire Valente and her late husband James.

Mayor McGlynn will lie in repose in the Howard F. Alden Memorial Chamber of Medford City Hall on Thursday 4-8 PM and Friday 4-7 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visit. Funeral procession from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD, Saturday, August 27 at 10 AM followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Joseph Church, 118 High Street, Medford, at 11 AM. Services will conclude with military honors and burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Jack's name to the Early Intervention Consortium - CJ Moody Fund, c/o Alex Chatfield Minute Man Arc, 1269 Main St., Concord, MA 01742, www.cjmoodyfund.com or to Granara-Skerry Trust for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 20 Butler St., Medford, MA 02155 www.pancure.org. The McGlynn family wishes to thank Jack's caregivers: Medford Greater VNA, Intercity, Hallmark Health and the doctors and nurses at MGH. To leave a message of condolence, visit www.dellorusso.net

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