John “Jack” Dorsey

1940 ∼ 2018

John “Jack” Dorsey

John “Jack” Dorsey, 77, of Mashpee, formerly of Franklin, passed away peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital on January 31, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Geraldine Dorsey and the son of the late John and Helen Dorsey.

Jack was a proud graduate of St. Michaels College, Burlington VT. He worked as an English teacher for Waltham High School for many years until his retirement in 1999. He was a parishioner at Christ the King Church and volunteered at the Mashpee Council on Aging. Jack enjoyed golf, wooden bird carving and fishing and loved his New England sports teams. Most of all, he enjoyed his family. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be dearly missed by all who loved him.

Jack is survived by 3 children: John H. Dorsey and wife Trish of Dedham, Kathleen Dorsey Gilman and husband Randy of Quincy, Michael C. Dorsey and wife Jennifer of Glen Rock, NJ; his brother Peter Dorsey and his family; sister Pattie Guindon and her family; 4 grandchildren Ian, Liam, Jennifer, Celia; and a niece and many nephews.

A visitation will be held at the Chapman Cole and Gleason Funeral Home 74 Algonquin Ave. (Rte 151) Mashpee on Monday February 5, 2018 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. A mass of Christian burial will be held at Christ the King Church, 3 Job’s Fishing Rd. Mashpee on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 10:00am. Private burial will follow in Sandwich Town Cemetery.


Monday, February 5, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chapman, Cole & Gleason
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | 10:00 AM

Christ the King Catholic Parish
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John “Jack” Dorsey

1940 ∼ 2018

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