Joseph GillanDecember 11, 2019
GILLAN, Joseph of Dorchester formerly of Ireland, passed peacefully on December 11, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Mary (Connolly) Gillan. Loving father of Maureen Gillan of Dorchester, Stephen & his wife Donna Gillan of Wakefield, Patricia & her husband David Nihen of Westwood, and the late Eileen Gillan of Dorchester. Devoted grandfather of Samuel & Jacob Nihen, Emily Gillan and Andrew Bruno. Cherished brother of Mary McDonagh of Somerville, Julia O’Flaherty of Ireland, Padraig Gillan of Ireland, & the late Seoirse Gillan, Michael Gillan, Peter Gillan, Margaret Biggins, and John Gillan.
Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) Dorchester, Sunday from 2 to 6pm. Funeral Mass in St. Mark’s Church Monday morning at 10 o’clock. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may me made in memory of Joseph to Boston Catholic Television. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery.