John J. Comerford

an avid gardener, died Monday March 8 at his home in Dorchester. He was 72 years old.

Born and raised in the South End, he was a graduate of English High School. Mr. Comerford was a truck driver for over 30 years, working for Burke Distributing of Randolph and the former Carling’s Brewery of Natick. He enjoyed working in his garden.

Beloved husband of Maureen F. (Lyons). Loving father of Patricia L. Perry, John J. Jr., Joseph J., and William H. Comerford, Maureen A. Meade and Ann Marie Fitzgerald. Brother of William H. Comerford. John is also survived by nine grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, Friday March 12 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Thursday 4-8 PM. Interment Cedar Gove Cemetery.