Francis “Ed” McGowan Jr.

1936 ∼ 2019

Francis “Ed” McGowan Jr.

Francis “Ed” McGowan Jr., 82, of Mashpee, passed away peacefully at Royal of Cotuit in Mashpee on March 22, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Diana McGowan and son of the late Elizabeth and Francis E. McGowan Sr.

Ed graduated from Natick High School. He worked as a painter for many years eventually operating his own business for some time until his retirement. Following retirement he enjoyed working at the Fish Market at Stop and Shop in Mashpee for 10 years. He enjoyed Harvesting Quahogs, and loved camping with his friends. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be dearly missed by all who loved and knew him.

In addition to his loving wife Diana of 60 years, Ed is survived by 2 daughters, Lori McLean and husband Daniel of Dorchester, Julie Medeiros and husband Gregory of Pawtucket, RI, his 2 sisters Anne Mackey of Hingham and Jean Hickson of Framingham, 3 grandchildren Nicholas and Gabrielle Pearl and Regina Beauregard, his great grandson Wyatt and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at the Chapman Cole and Gleason Funeral Home 74 Algonquin Ave. (Rte 151) Mashpee, on Tuesday March 26, 2019 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Christ the King Church 3 Job’s Fishing Rd. Mashpee on Wednesday March 27, 2019 at 10:00am. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at 11:30am. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the MSPCA Cape Cod 1577 Falmouth Rd. Centerville, MA 02632.

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chapman, Cole & Gleason
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Funeral

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 10:00 AM

Christ the King Catholic Parish
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Burial/Interment

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 11:30 AM

Massachusetts National Cemetery
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Donations

MSPCA Cape Cod 1577 Falmouth Rd. Centerville, MA 02632.

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Francis “Ed” McGowan Jr.

1936 ∼ 2019

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