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Joseph P. McNamara
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's memory to:
  • Patient Care Services of Hematology/Oncology
    BIDMC
    330 Brookline Avenue, Rabb 430
    Boston, MA 02115

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“Liz,I heard the news and I'm so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers. ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: Matthew Andrade - Holbrook, MA

“Lucy. I just heard about Joe's passing. I am so sorry for your loss. It was so nice to have all of you for neighbors. I remember you being so kind...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Lucy, Bridget and Joey,My sincerest condolences on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. ”
3 of 22 | Posted by: Karen Roth - Phoenix, AZ

“Lucy,Bridget and Joey,We are so sorry to hear of Joe's passing.My you find strength in one another,allow time to grieve and shed tears.His spirit...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Lucy, Bridget, and Joey,My sincerest sympathies are extended to each of you. My god wrap you in his blanket of love at this most difficult time....Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Barbara Walton-Faria - Middletown, RI


6 of 22 | Posted by: Peter Coppola - Franklin, MA

“Lucy, Bridget and Joey, Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your lossmy thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa St. Arnaud - Dracut, MA

“Lucy, Joey and Bridget, My deepest sympathies to all of you for your loss. You are all in my prayers. Rob Devlin ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Robert Devlin - Irvine, CA

“Lucy, Bridget and Joe, So very sorry for your loss. Sending our heartfelt sympathy and lots of love.Patty Ann, Dana, Jean Marie, Francis and Juliana ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Rest in peace Joe, sincerest condolences to the McNamara family. No words could ever express the love and dedication I witnessed as he served the...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Brian Kiernan - U.S. Army

“Rest in peace Joe. I am praying that God gives your family strength and courage during these very sad times. My deepest condolences. ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Veronica Roa - North Easton, MA

“A true gentleman, a great loss to friends and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Brian Cook - Hingham, MA - Friend

“Joe was one of the first people I met when I came to work at the West Roxbury VA nearly 29 years ago. Always helpful and supportive professionally,...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Robert Craig - Brockton, MA

“Such a loss for all who knew and loved this kind sole. He was such a wonderful person and I feel blessed to have known him for many years. My...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Bagge - Brockton, MA

“It is with a heavy heart I have to write this. Joe was a delight work with. He and I just recently went to the Benefits fair at the Brockton V.A. I...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Vinny Chenevert - Rutland, MA

“Joe was a wonderful man, he brightened my day every time I saw him. My condolences to all who knew and loved Joe. I will truly miss him. I will keep...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Jim McLaughlin - Brockton, MA

“I am deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered. Please accept my condolences. ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Lily Huynh - Boston, MA

“Dear Joe I'm loving it to be honor for helping me alot with all your respect then always been knowing me since you took care of me when I...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Kyle Cochrane - Bridgewater, MA

“We are so sad for your incredible loss. Joe was such a fine person and a dear friend for over 25 years. Our love, thoughts and prayers to Lucy, Joey...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Judy and Brian Tobey - Franklin, MA

“Our hearts go out to you and your family during this trying time and may our prayers serve as comfort to you and your loved ones. Joe's kind-hearted...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Sandra Schatzl - Attleboro, MA

“One of the saddest moments is when you hear of the loss of a friend. How deeply saddened we are for the loss of a truly genuine and kind soul. Our...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Brenda & Ashley Wight - Millis, MA

“Our deepest condolences for your loss. Joe was a truly kind and genuine person and will be missed by all who knew him.The Gardner Family ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Gardner - Westwood, MA


McNAMARA - Joseph P., of Westwood, formerly of Quincy, died April 21st 2016.

Beloved husband of Lucy D. (Devlin) McNamara for over 20 years. Loving father of Joseph J. and Bridget L. McNamara both of Westwood. Wonderful and loving husband and father; loyal and true friend. Devoted son of the late James Gerard and the late Elizabeth McNamara of Quincy. Brother of James McNamara of Quincy, Thomas and Mary McNamara of Weymouth, Anne Muise of Sharon, the late Patricia McNamara of Quincy, and Elizabeth and Paul McDonald of Norwood. Beloved uncle of many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Dedicated pharmacist at Veterans Administration Medical Center Brockton and West Roxbury. Graduated in 1982 from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock Street (off Route 109) Westwood on Monday, April 25th from 4-8PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday morning April 26th at 11:30AM in St. Timothy's Church, 650 Nichols St., Norwood. Interment to follow at New Westwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's memory to Patient Care Services of Hematology/Oncology, BIDMC (Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Medical Center), 330 Brookline Avenue, Rabb 430, Boston, MA 02115. Attn: Tanya Leger: Joseph McNamara.

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