Howard E. Kavanaugh

Howard E. Kavanaugh, a retired warehouse manager, died at Quincy Medical Center, Quincy, suddenly Wednesday April 24, 2013. He was 77 years old. Born in Boston and raised in Dorchester, he moved to Quincy 50 years ago. Mr. Kavanaugh retired from Crimson Tech as a warehouse manager in 2001. His three passions were his family, exercising and watching sports. As part of his exercise regime, he walked 8-10 miles a day. Mr. Kavanaugh hoped to reach 50,000 miles walked by the end of 2013. Unfortunately, he was struck by a car in Quincy, November 2012 and had never been able to resume his same level of physical activity. Beloved husband of the late Joan (Holbrow) Kavanaugh, who died in January. Loving father of John and his wife Carolyn Kavanaugh of Glen Ellyn, IL, Donna and her husband Brian Dennehey of Weymouth, Carolyn and her husband Steven O’Neil of Reading and LTCMDR Michael Kavanaugh M.D., U.S.N. and his wife Roberta of La Mesa, CA. Grandfather of Patrick, Christopher, Ryan, Timothy, Nicholas, Jill, Grace and Maggie. Brother of Robert and his wife Claire, Kenneth and his wife Mary, Paul and his late wife Claudia, Edward “Ted” and his wife Kathleen, Douglas, Patricia Melvin, Elaine and her husband Michael Lang, Marie and her husband Frederick Bolwell, Carol Kavanaugh, Stephen and his wife Mary, Kevin and his wife Susan and John and his wife Patricia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary’s Church, 95 Crescent St, West Quincy, Monday April 29 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Sunday 3-7 PM. Interment Saint Mary’s Cemetery, West Quincy.