Terrence E. "Tenny" Nolan, 74, a 45-year resident of Stoughton, formerly of Marion, passed away at home after a brief illness Monday, March 18, 2013. He leaves behind his beloved wife of over 48 years, Rosemary L. (Mello) Nolan; and his four loving children, Kathryn A. Nolan and her husband Vincent Calenzo of Stratford, Conn., John H. Nolan of Stoughton, Ryan P. Nolan of Falmouth and Kyle J. Nolan also of Stoughton. Other survivors include his brother, John H. Nolan of Ballwin, Mo.; his four grandchildren, Amber Rose Nolan, Vaughn Joseph Monson, Alea Joi Monson, James Nolan Calenzo; and his many friends. He was also a father to the late Mary Jo Nolan who passed away in 2006, and a brother to the late James P. Nolan. Born Oct. 19, 1938, in New Bedford, Terrence was a son of the late John H. and Theresa M. (Sullivan) Nolan. He was a graduate of Holy Family High School in New Bedford. After honorably serving his country as a radioman with the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1962, Petty Officer Nolan returned home and graduated from Boston College where he earned his bachelor's degree. Mr. Nolan was employed by the United States Department Of Defense as a Contract Specialist for over 44 years. He was a member of St. James Parish in Stoughton. As a friend of Bill W. for over 35 years, he will be greatly missed by the people whose lives he so lovingly touched. Visiting hours were held Sunday, March 24, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. in the Sheehan Funeral Home, 115 Monk St., Stoughton. His funeral was held Monday, March 25, 2013, at 9 a.m. from the Sheehan Funeral Home, 115 Monk St., Stoughton, followed by a Mass of Christian burial for the repose of his soul at 10 a.m. in St. James Church, 560 Page St., Stoughton. Burial was held Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Donations can be made in Tenny's memory to the
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Published in The Stoughton Journal from Mar. 23 to Mar. 30, 2013