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DIGGIN, Gerard M. “Bubba”, of Holbrook, formerly of Norwood and Braintree, and originally from Dorchester (OFD), passed away unexpectedly on August 11, 2021, at the age of 67. Born and bred in Dorchester, Bubba graduated from So. Boston High School. He had worked for many years as a computer technician for Sun Life Insurance company, prior to his retirement. Bubba was an avid Boston sports fan who had season tickets to the Patriots for many years. Bubba had many lifelong friends, along with his family who were blessed to know him and will sorely miss him. Bubba was the son of the late Edward and Alice (Thornton) Diggin. Devoted brother of Michael Diggin and his wife Charlotte of Scituate, Kathleen Cahalane and her husband James of Walpole, John Diggin of Holbrook and the late Joseph Diggin and Edward Diggin. Dear “Uncle Bubba” to Jennifer, Paul, Melissa, Kristina, Elizabeth, Jessica, Erin, Greg, Edward, Daniel and Sean. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, August 17th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM in the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, August 18th at 11:00 AM in the Funeral Home. Burial will be private. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit

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