Edward F. McGilvery Jr.

Edward F. “Ted” McGilvery Jr., of Milton and East Sandwich, passed away January 23rd at his home after a lengthy illness.

Raised in Quincy, Ted was a hall of fame defensive tackle and graduate of Boston College High School.  He is an alumnus of College of The Holy Cross, where he starred on the field as well.  Ted made his career in the commercial flooring business and founded Independent Flooring in 2000.  A lifelong golfer, Ted had his first hole-in-one at Brookside Golf Course at the age of 67.

Son of the late Kathleen and Edward McGilvery.  Beloved husband of 47 years to Jane (Howe) McGilvery.  Devoted father to Susan of Quincy (his favorite), Brian and his wife Emily of Milton, Keith of Hartford, CT and Mark his girlfriend Liza of Charleston, SC. Loving brother to Judy Barnstead and her husband Bill of Brewster. Adoring and funny uncle to Kim, Beth, James, Jennifer, Eric, Pam Daniel, Justin, Caitlin and Kerry. Cherished Grampy to Teddy and Eloise.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Agatha Church, East Milton, Tuesday January 29 at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours Monday 4-8PM at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE.  Interment in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, Donations in Memory of Ted may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.