In addition to his wife, he leaves 14 children, Mary Beth Desjardins, Martha, Julie Halloran, James, Thomas, Anna Vining, Edward, Joseph, Stephen, Frederick, Alice, Jerry, Jennifer and Patrick; 29 grandchildren; a brother, George; and a cousin, Jerry (Ryan) Lattanzi.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be held from The O’Donnell Funeral Home, 46 Washington Sq., (at Salem Common), Salem, on Tuesday, June 17, at 9 a.m., followed by his funeral Mass in St. James Church, Federal Street, Salem, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, June 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Donations in Doc’s memory may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923, or to Nashoba Learning Group, 10 Oak Park Drive, Bedford, MA 01730. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.