John Sheehy

John F. "Jack" Sheehy

August 11, 1938 - December 24, 2019
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John F. (Jack) Sheehy of Chelmsford, MA, 81, formerly of Belmont, MA passed away peacefully, on December 24, 2019, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of 54 years of Jacqueline (Dunphy) Sheehy and son of the late John and Mary (O’Sullivan) Sheehy.

Devoted father of Erin Sheehy of Westford, MA, Bethann Trychon and her husband Stephen of Sterling, MA, Kristine Sheehy and her husband Jeffrey Robinson of Chelmsford, MA and John Sheehy his wife Colleen (Smith) of Woburn, MA.

Loving grandfather of Kaylin, Stephen, Mary Kate and Nazaria Trychon; Kerry and Michael Simpson; Caroline and Colin Robinson; Megan, Maeve and Fiona Sheehy.

Brother of Joseph Sheehy and his wife Judy of Sagamore Beach, MA, Thomas Sheehy and his wife Martha of Centerville, MA and the late Robert Sheehy of Cambridge, MA.

Jack retired from Verizon as a Director of Network Services after a 41 year career at the company. He loved singing, playing the guitar, golfing, traveling, volunteering, gardening and taking long walks with his wife Jackie on New Smyrna Beach where he spent his winter months during retirement. He especially cherished the time he spent with his eleven grandchildren.

The family is sincerely grateful to the entire staff of Sunny Acres Rehabilitation & Nursing Home in Chelmsford for their loving and compassionate care for Jack during the last year.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday from 2-5 pm at the Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11 o'clock at St. Mary Parish, 25 North Rd., Chelmsford.


Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sunny Acres Resident & Activity Fund, 254 Boston Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824 c/o Judith Saba or The Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    December 29, 2019 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    December 29, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home
    24 Worthen Street
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
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  • Mass of Christian Burial

    December 30, 2019 | 11:00am
    December 30, 2019 11:00am
    St. Mary Parish
    25 North Road
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
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  • Interment

    Interment will be held privately.
    Address Not Available


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Private Condolence

Cheryl Mongell

Posted at 08:48pm
My deepest sympathies and prayers for all. Jack was my first boss at New England Telephone on Belvedere Street in Boston. He was the best. Cheryl Mongell

Michelle Haarde

Posted at 07:13pm
Our deepest condolences to you all. Sending our love and prayers during this difficult time.
Love, Michelle and Bob Haarde

julie sablone

Posted at 02:19pm
Jackie and family,
Frank and I would like to extend our condolences to you and the family on the passing of Jack. He was a wonderful man who will be missed by many. Our love and prayers to all.

Julie and Frank Sablone

Mary daley

Posted at 03:50pm
Jack was a great guy. Dan and I had great times with Jack and Jackie especially at the Elms. Dan never forgot how helpful Jack was when Dan studied for his exams with tel co. May you Rest In Peace Jack. Mary Daley

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