John was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the US Army. His personal accomplishments in life were many and extraordinary, but some include multiple championships in the welterweight division in the US Army, including golden gloves, silver mittens, and Massachusetts state champ for Ring 4 Hall of Fame. He was an avid marathon runner, excelled at several sports, and a Friend of Billís. His prize possession was his family. Family always came first.
Reposing at the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington Street, Braintree until 9:15 AM on Monday, December 12th followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Church, located at 856 Washington Street, Braintree, MA . Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours are on Sunday December 11th from 4:00PM Ė 8:00PM. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Johnís name to Alzheimerís Association, 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400, McLean, VA 22102 www.alz.org or the charity of your choice. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, please visit www.cartwrightfuneral.com.
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