John M. Courtney
1929 ∼ 2018
John M. Courtney, of Bridgewater, passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family on September 25, 2018, at the age of 89. John was born and raised in Mission Hill, son of the late Daniel and Julia (Murphy) Courtney. John was an armorer for the National Guard for 40 years, working at the Stoughton, West Roxbury, and Commonwealth Armories. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII and a member of the Randolph Elks. He was involved with the Randolph Drum Corps when his children were young. John was also a staunch supporter of the Randolph Police Department.
Husband of the late Shirley A. (Collins) Courtney. Loving and devoted Father of Linda E. McCarthy of Raynham, John M. Courtney, Jr. and his wife Maureen of Brockton, Lois M. Wheeler of Bridgewater, Christine A. Healey and her husband Kevin of South Weymouth, David P. Courtney and his wife Maureen of Pembroke, and Brian P. Courtney of Whitman. Proud Grandpa of 13 and Great-grandpa of 4.
Visiting hours Friday 4-8pm at the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 35 Spring St., EAST BRIDGEWATER. Funeral Mass in St. Basil's Chapel, Bridgewater State University, 122 Park Ave., Bridgewater on Saturday at 10:00 am.
Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Randolph.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Old Colony Hospice, 321 Manley St., West Bridgewater, MA 02379.