John J. Courtney

John J. Courtney

December 14th, 1939 June 24th, 2019

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Obituary for John J. Courtney Sr.

COURTNEY, John J. Sr., of Woburn, formerly of North Cambridge. June 24, 2019. Beloved husband of Jean (McKillop). Loving father of Shannon Boulanger and her husband Jeff of Holly Springs, NC, and the late John J. Courtney Jr. Devoted grandfather of John Courtney III, Avery and Thomas Boulanger. Brother of Thomas Courtney of Burlington, Gerald Courtney of Melrose, Mary Collins of Arlington, Paul Courtney of Belmont, and Kevin Courtney of Framingham. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours at the Keefe Funeral Home, 2175 Mass Ave., NORTH CAMBIDGE on Friday 4-8 pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated in Saint John’s Church, North Cambridge on Saturday at 11 am. Burial is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For obituary, directions or to send a condolence visit

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 28th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Keefe Funeral Home - Cambridge
    2175 Massachusetts Avenue
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    Friday, June 28th, 2019
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Funeral Mass

    Saturday, June 29th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saint John the Evangelist
    2254 Massachusetts Avenue
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    Saturday, June 29th, 2019
  • Interment

    Address Not Available

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Joe Power

Very sorry to learn of John's death. He was a great guy, and he was very helpful to Carpenters' Local 40.

Joe Power
Comment | Posted at 03:11pm via Condolence

Kristin Miscioscia

We are deeply saddened by the news of Big Johns passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Comment | Posted at 07:59am via Condolence

William Rodenmacher

My deepest Condolences to the whole Courtney Family!
Rest In Peace John!! A great friend , and always willing to help anybody , if there was any way possible!! You'll truly be missed.
Comment | Posted at 08:08pm via Condolence

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