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Joseph Deegan

January 7, 1942 — May 12, 2021

Joseph P. Deegan, 79, went to eternal rest on 5/12/2021. Raised on Broadway in his beloved South Boston and later calling Whitman home. Loving husband of the late Barbara Deegan (Kelly) and stepfather to Michelle Manning of Dorchester. Lifelong friend of Bob and Barbara Smith of Rochester.  Doting owner of Aerika, his beloved GSD. Proud member of local 4 operating engineers for over 60 years (retired).  Joe loved Ford trucks and his work as a crane mechanic and later as the shop manager for both Crane Service and Shaunessy (NES). Joe also loved to camp in his RV known as the "Dog House" and to take Cruises that took him around the world. His quick wit and gentle demeanor will be missed by many.

Relatives and friends invited to attend visitation in the MacKinnon Funeral Home, 760 Washington St., Whitman on Thursday May 20th 4-7 pm.

Funeral Mass will be on Friday in Holy Ghost Church, Whitman at 9 am.

Burial to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury.

Outdoor memorial luncheon to follow at Common Market (Darcy's Pub) in Quincy. All in attendance are welcome.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, May 20, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

MacKinnon Funeral and Cremation

760 Washington St, Whitman, MA 02382

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Funeral Mass

Friday, May 21, 2021

Starts at 9:00 am (Eastern time)

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Burial

Friday, May 21, 2021

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