John Dowd Talty

Major John Dowd Talty Retired U.S. Air Force; Lowell, MA native; 57 -- LOWELL -- Retired Air Force Major John Dowd Talty, 57, died unexpectedly on June 20, 2013 while residing in the Phillipines. He was born on June 2, 1956 in Lowell, MA and was a son of the late Francis X. Talty and the late Doris (Dowd) Talty. John was educated in Lowell, graduating from Sacred Heart School, and Lowell High School with the class of 1974, and from UMass Lowell with the class of 1984. Mr. Talty proudly served his country in United States Air Force for 20 years, ascending to the rank of Major prior to his retirement. John was an avid runner, participating in countless road races across the United States. He loved music, reading, and the Boston Red Sox, but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family. He is survived by his children, Caitlyn Talty of New Mexico, Sarah, Francis, John, and Paul Talty of Niceville, Florida. Joseph and Joselyn Sagisi; a brother, Francis T. and his wife, Patricia (Sullivan) Talty of Lowell; sisters, Paula and her husband, Dan Graffius of Turner Falls, MA, and Carolyn Talty and her husband, Audley Robinson of Amherst, MA; nine nieces and nephews; and five great nieces and nephews. TALTY -- YOU ARE INVITED TO HIS MEMORIAL MASS ON JULY 11, 2013 AT 10 A.M. AT HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 30 GRAFTON STREET, LOWELL, MA 01852. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. PLEASE VISIT WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM TO SEND THE FAMILY AN E-CONDOLENCE.

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McDonough Funeral Home
14 HIGHLAND STREET Lowell, MA 01852-3359
(978) 458-6816

Published in Lowell Sun from July 2 to July 10, 2013