James M. CollyerOctober 23, 2018
COLLYER, James M. of Dorchester on October 23, 2018. Beloved husband of Margaret “Peggy” (Brown). Loving father of Joan & her husband Earl McDonald of Braintree, Margaret Chappell of Holbrook, James & his wife Maryellen Collyer of Quincy, Michael & his wife Joanne Collyer of Rockland, Carol & her husband Michael Rowan of Everett, Elaine & her husband Kevin Monahan of Dorchester, Kathie & her husband Paul Shaughnessey of Dorchester, Barbara & her late husband Mark Lawrence of Winchendon, Stephen & his late wife Suzanne Collyer of Sharon, and Christopher & his wife Maryann Collyer of Wakefield. Cherished grandfather of 31 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, many nieces & nephews, and special niece Alicia Jones of West Roxbury. Dear brother of the late Frank, Walter, Arthur, Robert, and Charles. James is a member of the Boston Park League Hall of Fame, and a United States Army Veteran who proudly served in the Korean War.
Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Friday from 4-8pm. Funeral Mass in St. Ann’s Church, NEPONSET, Saturday morning at 9:30am. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in James’ name to the All Dorchester Sports League (ADSL). Interment in Forest Hills Cemetery.