Joseph F. Timilty

Former State Senator and Former Boston City Councillor, age 79 of Canton, passed away in his home on December 22, 2017.

Beloved husband of 56 years to Elaine (Benson). Son of the late Walter Timilty and Elizabeth (Sullivan) Timilty. Brother of Norfolk County Superior Court Clerk Walter Timilty, Jr. and his wife Marcia of Milton and the late Elizabeth Ann Tessier. Loving Father of Joseph, Jr. and his wife Patricia of Canton, Patrick of South Boston, Norfolk County Treasurer and former state Senator James and his wife Mary of Walpole, Gregory and his wife Jennifer of Boston, Bart of Canton and the late Governor’s Councillor Kelly Timilty and Kara Timilty. Beloved Grandfather to Olivia, Maryjane, Patrick, Kaitlin, Gregory, Madeleine and Taylor Timilty.

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, December 27 from 3 pm-7pm at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, December 28 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester. Burial will be private and memorial service will be held at later date.

Donations may be made in Joseph’s memory to The Senator Joseph F. Timilty Adult Day Care and Memory Loss Center, c/o Kit Clark Senior Servies,1500 Dorchester Ave. Dorchester, MA 02122.