John McLoughlin, age 96, of Milton passed away September 15th at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born and raised in Galway, Ireland he immigrated to the United States at age 23. He worked in Maintenance for James River Paper Mill in Hyde Park for 39 years before retiring in 1986. He was proud of his Irish Heritage and enjoyed Irish Dancing and playing Irish Football. He also was an avid gardener and his house in Milton was well known for having a beautiful rock garden. He was also an avid Bruins, Celtics and Patriots fan.
Beloved husband of Mary T. (Delaney). Father of John M. McLoughlin and his wife Lori of Saugus and Mary T. Gaeta and her husband Joseph of Peabody. Grandfather of Anthony Gaeta of Peabody. Brother of the late Mary Friese, Margaret Glynn, Helen Gallagher, Patrick McLoughlin and Bridget McLoughlin. Funeral Mass at St. Gregory’s Church, Dorchester, Tuesday morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Tuesday morning prior to the mass from 9:15 to 10:15 am. Due to the Current Covid 19 restrictions only 20 guests are allowed in the funeral home at a time, masks are required, and guests should bring their own pens to sign the register book. Burial Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Kaplan Family Hospice House 78 Liberty St. Danvers, MA 01923.
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