HIGGINS Paul F., (Ret. Det. MPD), of Milton, December 9, 2015. Beloved husband of Frances T. (Grinnell) Higgins for 63 years. Loving father of Paul F. Higgins Jr. and his wife Susan of Milton, Maureen O'Brien and her husband Frank of Canton, Patricia Cunningham and her partner Dennis Murray of Quincy, Susan Hagerty and her husband James of Norfolk and Diane Higgins and her partner Peter Relick of Milton. Paul was predeceased by many siblings and is survived by twelve grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and his sisters-in-law Joan Higgins of Quincy and Margaret Kelley of Milton and his special niece Anne Wright of Braintree. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, 2215 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Monday December 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Sunday 3:00-7:00PM. Interment Milton Cemetery. The family greatly appreciates the extraordinary care that Paul received at Hancock Park and Boston Medical Center. Retired Milton Police Detective. Proud 35 year member of AA. WWII US Navy veteran. Donations in Paul's memory may be made to The Boston Globe Foundation, c/o Globe Santa Fund, PO Box 491, Medford, MA 02155-0005 or online at: www.globesanta.org For information and directions, www.dolanfuneral.com
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Published in Boston Herald on Dec. 12, 2015