Obituaries
Home
Services
Dello Russo Funeral Home
306 Main Street
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 396-9200
Resources
MCGAFFIGAN Pages (42)
See More >
MCGAFFIGAN Mentions
See More >

R. DONALD MCGAFFIGAN

Obituary Condolences

R. DONALD MCGAFFIGAN Obituary
McGAFFIGAN, R. Donald Of Arlington, formerly of Yarmouth Port, August 2. Devoted husband of the late Cynthia (Gradone). Loving brother of the late James H. McGaffigan, Jr. and his wife Ellen M. (Reardon) McGaffigan of Waltham. Cousin of Madelyn Lendall of Winchester. Uncle of Marianne McGaffigan of Waltham, Jill M. Votruba and her husband Steve of Winchester. Devoted longtime companion Gloria Gianfrede of West Haven, CT. Don was born and raised in Medford, graduated from Malden Catholic, the Tilton Preparatory School and St. Michael's College. A devout Catholic, he attended the seminary prior to meeting Cindy. A born salesman he spent much of his career on Madison Ave. selling advertising for magazines such as House Beautiful, Harper's Bazaar, and Look. He was actively involved in Toys for Tots for many years and was a duly appointed chaplain with the Marine Corps League and an active member of the Knights of Columbus. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in Don's name St. Joseph Church, 114 High St., Medford, Sunday August 17 at 5 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Don's name to Matthew Smith, MD Prostate Cancer Research Fund, c/o Development Office, 100 Cambridge St., Suite 1310, Boston, MA 02114. To leave a message of condolences dellorusso.net

Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes

781-396-9200

Medford-Woburn-Wilmington
Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 10, 2014
+
Read More
Please add or record a video for the family of R. MCGAFFIGAN Add a video +
Please add a photo and share in the life story for R. MCGAFFIGAN Add a photo +
- ADVERTISEMENT -
- ADVERTISEMENT -