John Meredith Donigan, Jr., 67, originally from Chelmsford died on July 20th, 2021, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He graduated from Chelmsford High School in 1972. John had careers in law enforcement and education and lived much of his adult life in the southeast before returning to Massachusetts. He was a great patriot and sports enthusiast with an unshakable Christian faith. John is survived by his siblings Nancy Elacqua of Natick and her daughters Taryn and Adrienne, Jeanne Villare of Chelmsford and her children Geno Jr., Sarah, Kimberly, Bridget, John and Anne, Therese Englehardt, her husband Bill, and their children Thomas and Billy, many grand nieces and grand nephews and his cousin Henry Donigan III of California. He is predeceased by his parents John and Marion Donigan, brother Thomas Donigan, nephew Timothy Englehardt and his brother- in-law Eugene Villare. Funeral arrangements will be private.
Published by Eagle-Independent from Aug. 4 to Aug. 12, 2021.