James W. Morrissey, Jr., 85

James W. Morrissey, Jr., 85, of Quincy, died on April 10, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

James W. Morrissey, Jr.

James W. Morrissey, Jr.

Cherished husband of Arlene L. Morrissey and devoted surrogate father to Jacob and his wife Jennifer of Weymouth, Andrew and his husband David of Salem, and Joseph and his wife Erica of Hopkinton. Devoted brother of Leo Morrissey of Milton and the late Mary Claire Morrissey. Son of the late James and Claire Morrissey. Beloved papa to Kate, Regan and Luke Lavin. Loving uncle to Lee, Dan and Michelle Morrissey and Eric Smith. Dear great uncle to Madeline Smith and Sonali and Kieran Dhekne.

After serving as a priest for the Archdiocese of Boston for several years, Mr. Morrissey became the assistant corporate manager of corporate relations for Stone and Webster Engineering Co. of Boston. Later he served as the business editor for the Malden Evening News.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Friday, April 13 from 4-7pm  in the Keohane  Funeral Home , 785 Hancock Street ,Quincy.  A Celebration of Life service will be held in the funeral Home on Saturday at 9:45am  followed by a Mass of Christian burial on  Saturday, April 14 at 10:30 am in St. Ann’s Church,  757 Hancock Street, Quincy.  Burial at Cedar Grove Cemetery, 920 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Ann’s Parish, 757 Hancock St., Quincy, MA 02170 or Mission Church, 1545 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02120.

See keohane.com for directions and on line condolences.

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