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George J. McDonnell
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Obituary for George J. McDonnell

George J. McDonnell, 87, of Brockton, has entered into heaven on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton.

Born June 13, 1930 in Boston, he was the son of the late Thomas J. McDonnell and Mary (Moran) McDonnell. Raised in Boston, he graduated from Boston College High School, Boston College and received his Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston College Graduate School. He enlisted in the United States Army where he served as a medic during the Korean Conflict.

George worked a dedicated Social Worker for the Veteran’s Administration for over 38 years. He was a former communicant of St. Patrick Church in Brockton and volunteered as manager of the Massasoit Senior Orchestra. He had been a Brockton and Hull resident.

He is survived by his children, Annemarie Wright and her husband Donald of FL, Thomas J. McDonnell of Brockton and Bernadette T. McDonnell of Plymouth; his granddaughter, Rebecca Wright; his sister, Mary Josephine McDonnell (Sister Immaculata Marie of Notre Dame Sisters). He was the brother of the late Msgr. Thomas J. McDonnell.

Funeral from the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., (Rt123) Brockton on Saturday, January 27th at 8:00AM thence to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 439 West St., Brockton where a funeral mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul at 9:00AM. Interment will be private. Calling hours in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00-8:00PM.


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Visitation

Friday

26

Jan

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Russell & Pica Funeral Home

165 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Service

Saturday

27

Jan

9:00 AM
Our Lady of Lourdes Church

439 West Street
Brockton, MA 02301

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