James P. “Jimmy” Cawley

 James P. “Jimmy” Cawley, Jr.  of Dorchester, on June 26, 2015.  Beloved husband of Elisa Birdseye.  Father of Christina and Kevin, both of WA.  Son of the late James P. Cawley, Sr. and his late wife, Frances (McGowan). Brother of Patricia Cawley of Dennisport, Kathleen Connolly  and her late husband Patrick of Quincy, Geraldine McGee and her husband Jack of Braintree, Michael J. and his wife Ellen of Dorchester and Marianne Pick and her husband Ted of Quincy.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Ann Church, 243 Neponset Ave., Dorchester on Thursday, July 2 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.   Internment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, on Wednesday 4-8 PM.  Donations in Jimmy’s memory may be made to: WORK, Inc. 25 Beach St. Dorchester, MA 02122. Jimmy was a passionate advocate for people with disabilities and worked there for the past 12 years; to the Medical Missionaries of Mary, 179 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143, with gratitude to all the sisters throughout the world who prayed for Jimmy during his illness, and in honor of how their independence and sense of adventure, embodied in his aunt Veronica and her sister MMM’s, inspired Jimmy’s compassion and respect for all women; or Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.