John E. Larkin Jr.
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John Edward Larkin, Jr. of Rockland, formerly of Dorchester, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. surrounded by his loved ones. John was the beloved husband of the late Priscilla (Pagel) Larkin. Devoted father of Adelaide Burke of Quincy, Warren Hoppie of Whitman, Nancy Palhete of Rockland, Arlene MacDonald of Holbrook, Al Hoppie, Joan Edlin and Sue Larkin all of Marshfield, Priscilla McMahon of Pembroke, Shirley Larkin of Whitman, Alexander Larkin of New Hampshire, Scott Larkin of Marshfield and the late Richard Hoppie and John Edward Larkin, III. Brother of Trudy McLocklin of Littleton, Albert Larkin of Norfolk and Rita Elsmore of Rockland. Also survived by 34 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren and 6 great great-grandchildren. John was a Red Sox fan and loved playing cards and shooting pool at the Rockland Senior Center. Retired member of District Council 35, Local 579 Painter's Union. John was a US Navy Korea Veteran. Visiting hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. Dorchester Lower Mills, Sunday, June 28, 2 - 6 p.m. Due to the restrictions of Covid-19, the Funeral Mass and Interment are private. If desired, contributions in Johns memory may be sent to South Shore Visiting Nurse Association, 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, MA 02370. Please visit to share a sympathy note with the family.

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Published in The Mariner from Jun. 26 to Jul. 8, 2020.
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June 28, 2020
So sorry for your loss...what a great man,always a very nice Hello when we would see him..heaven has a proud loving father &grandpa looking down @ all of you !!! We love you scotty,joany,&wayne!! You guys are in our thoughts!!!
Kathy & Chris Walsh
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