Cahill, John Vincent “Jack”, 77, of East Dennis passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his home with his family and friends by his side.
He was the beloved husband of 31 years to Claire (Fagan) Cahill; father of John Cahill Jr. “Jack” of Dorchester, MA, Michael & Julianna (Slein) Cahill of South Easton, MA, Patrick Cahill and Jill Myerow of Danbury, CT, James Cahill of Rehoboth, MA, and Andrew & Catherine (Akers) Cahill of Punta Gorda, FL; stepfather of Paul & Marianne (Berchtold) Girouard of Burlington, MA, Michael & Caroline (Hagar) Girouard of Burlington, MA and Jennifer (Girouard) & Robert Loeber of Chelmsford, MA. Jack is also survived by his grandchildren and step-grandchildren Paul, James, Meghan, Matthew, Jake, Ryan, Dorothy, Jared, Vanessa, David, Anna, Noah, Taylor, Joey, Tatum, Maggie, Carson and Callie; great grandchildren Sophia and James, and brothers William Cahill of Wellesley, MA and Brian & Betty Cahill of North Chelmsford, MA.
Jack is predeceased by his parents William and Margaret (McCarthy) Cahill, wife Anne (Toomey), sister Margaret, and sister in law Mary (Daly) Cahill.
Jack was born and raised in Lowell, MA and graduated from Boston College in 1963. He started his career as an accountant, then became involved in the computer industry, working as a software engineer for companies including Stratus Computer, Hewlett Packard and Comverse Network Systems, and finally retiring from IBM Corporation. Jack lived in Natick and Chelmsford before moving to Cape Cod in 1999.
During his children's younger years, Jack was involved in little league, PTA, church activities, and hitting baseballs. He was an avid reader and generally had 3 books going at once. He lived for being with, and entertaining friends and family, and was known for his enthusiasm for life and interest in other people. He was one of a kind and will be missed by many, many friends and extended family.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, July 14, 2019 form 1-4 pm at Morris, O’Connor & Blute Funeral Home, 58 Long Pond Drive, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. A Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of the Cape Parish, 468 Stoney Brook Road, Brewster, MA 02631 on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Dennis, MA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Jack's name to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Development Office, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114