John R. Duggan

John R. Duggan passed away on August 21, 2012 after a long illness. He was 84. Born in Malden, Massachusetts, he was the son of Dr. D. Joseph and Barbara (Russell) Duggan. Mr. Duggan was a graduate of Phillip’s Academy in Andover, Harvard College, Class of 1950, and also attended Harvard Business School. He received his J.D. degree from Suffolk University, and he had additional advanced degrees from Boston University and a Masters of Taxation from Bentley College. He was a proud veteran having served in the U.S. Army medical corps. John spent the majority of his career in corporate finance and held senior financial positions in several corporations including Boston Edison, the Acushnet Company, and GCC Beverages. During his retirement, he sang in the choir at St. Mary’s Church in Dedham for many years. He was a member of the Dedham Retired Men’s Club and the Kittansett Club in Marion. Some of his many enjoyments were reading western novels and being very active with sports. Married for 60 years to Nancy (Beaton) Duggan, they raised six children, John R. Dungan, Jr. of Hastings, Nebraska, Cynthia O’Malley of Oakland, California, Sara Preston of Wellesley, D. Joseph Duggan of Marion, Elizabeth A. Dowling of Dedham, and William P. Duggan of Walpole. He is also survived by his sisters, Janet McIlveen of Nahant and Mona Nesbitt of New York. He was the proud grandfather of twelve.

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