William J. ByrneJuly 17, 2018
BYRNE, William J., longtime resident of Dorchester, July 17, 2018. Beloved husband of Dianne (Hudder). Loving father of Sheryl and her husband Richie Moran of Dorchester, Lisa and her husband Max Frevert of Jamaica Plain, Diana Byrne and her boyfriend Eddie Strumm of Dorchester. Cherished Papa of Jack and Gwendolyn Moran. Devoted brother of Patricia and her husband James Thorne of Needham and Peggy Byrne of South Boston. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Billy was a dedicated employee of the U.S. Postal Service, Jamaica Plain for over 20 years. He was the true definition of a family man. His kind heart and humor will be forever missed. Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Friday 4 to 8pm. Funeral Mass in St. Brendan Church Saturday morning at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made in memory of William to the Mass General Hospital in support of the Center for Thoracic Cancers. Gifts online to https://giving.massgeneral.org/donate or mail to MGH Development Office, attn: Carrie Powers, 125 Nashua St., Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.