Russell A. Monaghan Jr.
1948 - 2020
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Russell Alan Monaghan Jr. of Plymouth formerly of Braintree , passed away unexpectedly on March 11, 2020, at B.I.D. Hospital Plymouth. He is the beloved husband of Susan L. (Carrier) Monaghan. Loving father of Ted Monaghan and his wife Leanne of Plymouth, Evan Monaghan and his wife Sara of Quincy and Erin Monaghan of Duxbury. Cherished grandfather of Makenzie Davis, Collin, Lacey, Myles, Kian and Noelle Monaghan. Born in Philadelphia, Pa.. on October 4 1948, son of the late Russell A. and Dorothy (Lacey) Monaghan. A graduate of Braintree High School class of 1967 and Massasoit College class of 1979 with his Associate Degree in Fire Science. He served his country in the US Navy and US Navy Reserves. He was a National Defense Service Honor Recipient. Russell was a Firefighter with the Town of Braintree from 1975 until 2000 retiring with the rank of Lieutenant. After his retirement he worked for Fallon Ambulance Service and Habilitation Services and Van Pool Transportation. A man of christian faith he was a member of the Faunce Memorial Chapel in Plymouth for 40 years, member of the Sons of the American Revolution, and the Navel Airbase Alumni in So. Weymouth. Russell enjoyed listening to music and collecting vinyl records, he also loved to travel to Texas with family and friends. Visiting hours in the Davis Funeral Life Celebration Funeral Home, 373 Court St. (Near Cordage Park) North Plymouth on Monday March 16, from 4 | 7 p.m. Funeral Service on Tuesday, March 17, at 11 a.m. in the Faith Community Church, 29 Carver Rd., Plymouth. Cremation will follow in Vine Hills Crematory. Memorial donations in his name may be made to tunnel2towers.org.

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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Mar. 13, 2020.
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March 16, 2020
With deepest sympathy.
The Gibson's
March 14, 2020
Lt. Monaghan,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your years of dedicated service and sacrifice-first for our Country when you served with the U.S. Navy and USNR and later for the citizens of Braintree when you were with the Braintree FD. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

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Mike Casey(former MA resident)
March 13, 2020
Russel was a van driver for some of my students and I have to say I never met a nicer man. All the children loved him and he always had a smile on his face. It was a pleasure to see him at school every day and he certainly will be missed.
Lynne Bailey
March 13, 2020
very sorry to hear of his passing. bruce(monofortyfive)kelso
bruce kelso
March 13, 2020
My condolences to Russ's family and friends. I have known Russ since 1967 when he joined the Navy at NAS South Weymouth. RIP my friend.
Bill Sargent
March 12, 2020
Dave and I are so sad to hear of Russell's passing. Dave and Russ were lifelong friends, and we're so glad to have spent so many wonderful times with him, and his family. Sending our deepest condolences and love to Susan, Erin, Ted and Evan, and their families. He was a good man, who cherished his family. That is what made him the happiest. He loved hoagies and Philly soft pretzels.
Cathy Cinquina
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