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Joseph Michael Downey

April 18, 2023 — October 16, 2023

South Boston

Joseph Michael Downey

 

Downey Joseph of South Boston and Squantum, died after a brief illness, October 16, 2023. Loving Father of Connor Galvin of San Francisco, Cherished son of the late Arthur F. and Annie M. (Gately) Downey. Beloved brother of Marie Downey and her husband Dan McDevitt of Squantum, Anne and her husband Larry Buechs of South Boston, Cathy and her husband Jack Tinlin of South Boston, Arthur and his wife Judith Kenney-Downey of Squantum, and the late Francis, Mary “Mimi”, Dorothy and Daniel Downey.
Devoted uncle of Taryn and her husband Brian Donovan, Megan Baker, Emma and her husband Matt McGuire, Justin Downey, Julianne, Jeremy and Katie Downey. Tristan and Lawrence Buechs, Kayla and her

husband Stephen McKenna. Konrad and his wife Tori Buechs,
Granduncle of Michael and Sophia Reardon, Tatum Baker and Teddy Donovan, Finnegan and Ronan McGuire, Aidan and Mimi Downey, Ashlynn and Aisley Nolan, Ava and Chloe Hawco, Isla McKenna and Anna Buechs.
Survived by many dear friends, cousins and the love of his life, Sadie. Sadie is Joe’s 2 year old Cavapoo shared lovingly with the Donovan family.
Visiting hours at the Spencer Funeral Home in South Boston Saturday, October 21 at 9:30am. Mass following at 11am at the Gate of Heaven Church. Relatives and friends invited. If you would like to make a donation's in Joe's memory two agencies close to his heart are: Good Shepard Maria Droste Services, 1354 Hancock St. Quincy MA. 02169 or the Bethany Ministries, 1049 Main St. Millis MA. 02054. www.spencerfuneralservice.com                                                                                                                                                                                    

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Visitation

Saturday, October 21, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

WM. F. Spencer Funeral Service

575 E Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127

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Mass

Saturday, October 21, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gate of Heaven Catholic Church

615 E 4th St, Boston, MA 02127

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