John O’Sullivan

John O’Sullivan, of Derry, NH, formerly of Dorchester and Cambridge,  died December 21, 2016.

Beloved husband of Margaret ( Walsh) O’Sullivan. Devoted father of Roger O’Sullivan and his wife Lisa of Derry, New Hampshire. and the late Eileen O’Sullivan. Cherished grandfather of Nicole Meiggs of NH and James Meiggs of Braintree, John O’Sullivan and Timothy O’Sullivan, both of NH, Sabrina Rivera of MS, and Tyler Martinez of Everett. Great grandfather of Nathan. Brother of the late Patrick O’Sullivan, Richard O’Sullivan, Joan Hanley, Pauline McGrath and Eileen Larcombe.

John was born in Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland. He traveled to the United States in 1954 and settled in Dorchester. He and his wife Margaret later moved to Cambridge where they raised their family. He worked at the Boston Herald for many years before retiring and was a member of the Printers Local#3. He enjoyed reading, traveling and dancing in his younger years. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known him.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory ‘s Church, DORCHESTER, Wednesday December 28   at 11 o’clock.   Visitatio prior to the Mass, from 9:30-10:30am at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS. Interment Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

Donations in memory of John may be made to the Irish American Social Club, 119 Park Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132.