Edward J. Pollis

Edward J. Pollis, age 84, of Milton, January 21, 2018 after a brief illness.

Beloved husband of the late Phyllis R. (Kerwin) Pollis. Loving father of Edward and his wife Paula Pollis of Newton, Timothy and his wife Michelle Pollis of Richfield, MN and Ellen Pollis and her partner Derek Phillips of Minneapolis, MN. Proud grandfather of Andrew, Nicole, Emily, Phillip and Parker Pollis and Callan Phillips. Devoted brother of John Pollis of Bourne and the late Rev. Robert Pollis, Jean Busa and Richard Pollis. Loyal and trusted uncle of many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Ann Church, 251 Neponset Avenue, Neponset on Monday, January 29 at 9:00 am. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will follow the Mass in Milton Cemetery. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE on Sunday from 2-6 pm.

Born and raised in Neponset, Ed served in the US Air Force during the Korean War and graduated from Boston College. After a long career as a probation officer in Dorchester District Court and then in West Roxbury District Court, he retired in 1996. Ed subsequently worked as a driver for many years for Milton Residences for the Elderly in Milton. His friendly demeanor, warm smile and quick jokes will be missed by all who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Edward’s name to The Ellie Fund, 200 Reservoir Street, Suite 300, Needham MA 02494. The Ellie Fund provides essential support like transportation to medical appointments, childcare, meal preparation, housekeeping, etc. for breast cancer patients and their families to allow the focus to be on family, recovery and healing.