John F. Looney

1939 ∼ 2020

John F. Looney

John Francis Looney, 80, of Falmouth, passed away peacefully on July 6th, with family present. He is survived by his longtime companion Mary J. Powers, and their Aussie "Pilot". He is also survived by three children: Kevin Looney of Arizona, Karen Ritcey and her husband Timothy of Needham, and Pamela Geary and her husband Michael of California. He had five grandchildren:  Lauren and Julia Ritcey, and Tadhg, Sawyer, and Anabel Geary. He is survived by his brother David Looney and his wife Sue of Framingham. He is also survived by Joanne Kneeland of Needham, mother of Kevin, Karen, and Pamela. He is predeceased by his parents Ann (Roach) and James T. Looney, and his brother James Looney and his wife Carol and daughter Valerie. Also survived by his niece Allison and nephew Timothy.

John was formerly from Needham and Wellesley. He grew up in Newton, MA where he played sports and worked as a newsboy. He attended Boston College where he studied history. He worked as a home and termite inspector, and was the owner of Joseph Lagasse Co. in Wellesley.

John loved fishing, boating, snowmobiling, and hunting, and was an avid outdoorsman. He loved boating in Vineyard Sound - with the music blasting- and exploring the different harbors and coves. He loved good food- great desserts- and Ice Cream!! He enjoyed cooking out and sipping a Tangueray & Tonic on the patio. John loved sports, especially football and good music. John had a quick wit and was always ready to help out friends and neighbors. We will miss his smile and his great sense of humor!

A celebration of life service is planned for a later date. Memorial donations may be made to St Jude's. 

John F. Looney

1939 ∼ 2020

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