Dolan, Age 78, Retired Lieutenant, Massachusetts State Police, Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4, United States Army, longtime resident of West Roxbury passed away on January 9, 2021. Beloved husband of Paula M. (Donaher) Dolan for 53 years. Devoted father of Peter J. Dolan, and Lisa M. Larson and her husband Todd. Loving Papa of Jeffrey and Kelli Larson. Dear brother of Mary T. Dolan. He will also be missed by his large extended family around the country, especially those family members in California, Georgia, and North Carolina.
Peter was a graduate of Boston State College and received his Masters degree from Boston University. He dedicated his life to service. This is highlighted by his 22-year career with the Massachusetts State Police, retiring as a Lieutenant. After his police service, he moved to Boston Edison and the investigative division for 17 years. In addition, he honorably served in the US Army National Guard for 34 years, retiring as a CW4.
Due to Covid-19, funeral services will be private to protect the health of everyone who knew Peter. A private burial with full military honors will be held at St. Joseph's Cemetery in West Roxbury.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that a donation in Peter's memory be made to the Scandinavian Communities (www.scandinaviancommunities.com
) 1811 Broad Street, Cranston RI 02905. Words cannot express what they provided to Peter in the twilight of his life. For online guestbook pemurrayfuneral.com
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