CULLEN Attorney John F. "Jack", of Boston, passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, on February 17, 2018, at the age of 76. Born and raised in Boston, John graduated from Boston Trade School. He then went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree from Northeastern University. John had worked as a writer at the Boston Globe for many years, while attending Suffolk Law School to earn his Law Degree. After graduating from Suffolk, the Law Office of John F. Cullen was located in Charlestown. John was a "Sparky" and Firefighter enthusiast. He built a full size replica of Boston's Engine 21 firehouse on his property in NH with restored fire trucks and equipment. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, John will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known him. John was the beloved husband of Edye Fay. Loving father of Craig Cullen and his wife Larisa Johnston of Apex, NC and Sean Cullen of Nashua, NH. Devoted brother of Frank Cullen of Newton, Nancy McCadden of Falmouth and Ellen Baxter of Bermuda. Dear "Papa" to Caden John Cullen. Former husband of Prudy Cullen of Scituate. Reposing at the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington Street, Braintree. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 23, at 12:00 Noon. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday, February 22, from 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Burial in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in John's name to the Leary Firefighters Foundation, 568 Broadway #601, New York, NY 10012. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit www.cartwrightfuneral.com
Published by Boston Herald on Feb. 21, 2018.