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MOONEY, John W. Jr. "Jay" Of Weymouth, passed on April 24, 2016. Jay grew up in Medford and Duxbury before moving to Weymouth over 30 years ago. He was the author and creator of the poem Merry Christmas From Heaven © ? which he wrote in 1989 and the President and CEO of MooneyTunCo, Inc. Jay enjoyed camping, skiing, boating and all water sports. He loved attending sporting events for and with his boys. He was "Jay Mooney plus II" singing and entertaining in clubs throughout the area moving his musical talents into nursing homes and many times joined by his father. Jay and his daughters were grateful to share their musical talents at Brasco Memorial Chapel's Christmas remembrance service in Waltham and we are all grateful for their continued support. Jay's family fondly remembers many wonderful boat trips especially to Martha's Vineyard and winter visits with him in Naples Florida. He will be dearly missed. Beloved husband of 47 years to Jean M. (Kenney) Mooney of Weymouth. Devoted father of Kristan Mooney-Dean of Hingham, Jennifer Mooney-Enos of Walpole, Elizabeth Jaylin Mooney of Weymouth and Jacquelyn Mooney of Weymouth. Cherished Pups to Lauren Jennifer Enos, Robert John Enos and Joseph Ferrin Enos. Son of the late John W. "Bill" and Rita Mooney. Nephew of Jim Mooney and his wife Claire of Melrose. Loving brother of Kathy O'Sullivan and her husband John of Duxbury, Barry Mooney and his wife Terri of Everett, Maureen Stamper of FL, Danny Mooney of Duxbury. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Dear cousin of Nancy Kelley Porter and her husband Dennis of Natick. Forever godfather of Danielle Mooney and Brett Edward Stamper. Brother-in-law of Auntie Barbara Prader of East Boston. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Friday 4-8 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home SOUTH WEYMOUTH at 809 Main Street (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital). Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 8:30 AM on Saturday prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Albert the Great Church, Weymouth at 9:30 AM. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Eastern Middlesex Alcoholism Services, 12 Cedar St., Malden, MA 02145 or Riverside Community Care in memorandum to the Stonybrook House. Checks may be sent to Riverside Community Care 270 Bridge Street, Dedham MA 02026. See www.Keohane.com for directions and online condolences or call 781-335-0045.
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 27, 2016
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