Last day for school supply drop off at HPD is NEXT Saturday; 8/24
^ Effective August 1st - No grilling or fires at Stoddard Park ^
Kayak / canoe rentals at Stoddard Park ALL Summer!

James Canty at 83

by Chesmore Funeral Home
January 27, 2019

  

James T. Canty, 83, of Holliston, passed away Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham. Born in Somerville, he was the son of the late Mary (McCarthy) and Cornelius Canty. He was the husband of 55 years to  Lorraine (Gargan) Canty of Holliston.

James was drafted into the Army and served in Germany. He was a retired Colonel of the Massachusetts State Police. After retirement, he went on to work in the banking industry for 10 years. James was a big family man and took pleasure in spending time with the ones he loved.

Besides his wife, he is survived by 5 children, Deborah Canty and her husband, Michael Howlett of Moultonborough, NH, James Canty and his wife, Rebecca of Hopkinton, Cheryl Obid and her husband, Sano of Holliston, Richard Canty and his wife, Amy of Natick, and Kevin Canty of Holliston. He also leaves behind his sister, Mary Canty of Brighton, and 5 grandchildren, Zachary, Kyle, Jake, Marie, and Katherine. He is predeceased by two brothers, Frank and Paul Canty and his grandson, Brad Canty.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 30th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, January 31st at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church of Holliston. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or cancer.org

                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

E-mail This Article

Comments (0)

Advertisement

Advertisement

Recent Articles by Chesmore Funeral Home:

Fred LaTowne at 72

Continue ...

Mary Fuller at 88

Continue ...

Carole O'Rourke at 75

Continue ...

Albert Morse at 81

Continue ...

Marilyn Bowyer at 88

Continue ...

Advertisement

Recent Articles in Comings/Goings:

The Wall Rolls Through to Bellingham

by Chris Cain

If you weren't downtown around 3:45 Tuesday afternoon, this is what you didn't get to see - yet.

Continue ...

Fred LaTowne at 72

by Chesmore Funeral Home

Continue ...

Woodstock 50th Anniversary - Peace and Love

by Paul Deschenes

Woodstock remembrances, but none of us were there. Where were we instead? Where were you?

4

Continue ...

Police Log for Week of August 11 - 17, 2019

by Paul Saulnier

Officer Obie dispatched to Underwood

1

Continue ...

Holliston TD Bank Closing in November

by Bobby Blair

3

Continue ...

Advertisement