Daniel F. McDermott

Daniel F. McDermott

November 4th, 1926 January 23rd, 2020

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Obituary for Daniel F. McDermott

Daniel F. McDermott of Medford, MA, age 93, son of the late John and Elizabeth (Mahoney) McDermott, died January 23, 2020 peacefully at home with his family by his side.

As a life-long resident of Medford Hillside he served in the US Army during World War II spending time in the Philippines and Korea. Danny graduated from the Bentley School of Accounting & Finance and had a successful, lengthy career at General Electric as a service administrator until his retirement in 1991. He was an active member of Saint Raphael Church and the former Sacred Heart Church in Medford. A man of great faith, Danny was known for his kindness and generosity, birthday phone calls and his laughter while telling stories.

Danny is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Margaret (Drummey) and his
children and 8 grandsons, John, his wife Dianne and sons Christopher and Matthew of Natick, Daniel of Reading, Paul, his wife Maureen and sons Ryan, Michael and Kevin of Jamestown, RI, Annmarie, her husband Paul Flynn and son Michael of Reading and Karen, her husband Matthew Hammond and sons Matthew and Tyler of Reading.

He is also survived by his sister Mary Reilly of Dedham and many nieces and nephews. Danny is pre-deceased by his son Kevin McDermott, his brother Thomas and twin brother Jack.

His funeral will be celebrated on Wednesday January 29, 2020 at Saint Raphael Church, 512 High Street Medford, MA. Visiting hours will be held at Saint Raphael Church at 9:30 am followed by Mass at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations in Danny's memory may be made to the Medical Missionaries of Mary,

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    Saint Raphael Church
    512 High Street
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    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
    9:00am - 10:30am
  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saint Raphael Church
    512 High Street
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    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
  • Interment

    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 |
    Oak Grove Cemetery
    236 Playsted Road
    Medford, MA
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    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

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Barbara Perry

To Margaret and family. I was so sorry to hear about Danny's passing. You were such a wonderful couple. It was easy to see the bond between you. I don't know if you'll remember me or not. I am Mary Keane DeWolfe's daughter, Barbara DeWolfe Perry.
Comment | Posted at 07:28pm via Condolence

James F Driscoll

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Edward Snow Jr

McDermott Family:
Condolences from the Snow family for the loss of a great man, Daniel F. McDermott. Thank you for your service to our country Sir and may God rest your soul. Peace be with you all.
-Ed. Snow
Comment | Posted at 02:32pm via Condolence

Kevin P. Doherty

To the McDermott family,

Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. He served his Country, loved his God and his family. A good man. May He rest in peace.
Comment | Posted at 06:53pm via Condolence

Lorraine Butler

I don't know you I'm so sorry to hear about your husband passing he is now resting in peace may god be with you and your family always remember the good times you had with him
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