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John T. "Jack" Greeley

1937 ~ 2019 (age 81)


John F. “Jack” Greeley, a retired Newton Firefighter, passed away at his home on June 19, 2017. He was 81.

Jack was a life long Newton resident, had served in the US Marine Corps, retired after 40 years on the Newton Fire Dept. and was a member of the K of C. 

He was the beloved husband of Carol (Hough) Greeley, loving father of Timothy J. and his wife Michelle and Christine Sullivan and her husband Lee and grandfather of Ryan J. Greeley, Caroline M. Sullivan, Colin T. Greeley and Cynthia L. Sullivan. Brother of Elizabeth Carberry and her husband John, Mary Kane and her husband Walter, Richard P., Michael K. and his wife Jo-Ann, Carol Scaltreto, Virginia M. Greeley and the late Joseph F. and William F. Greeley Sr.

Jack’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 24 at 10:30 AM in Our Lady Help of Christians Church followed by interment in Newton Cemetery. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Sunday 4-8 PM in the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home, 465 Centre St., Newton Corner. 

In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Jack to Good Shepherd Hospice, 90 Wells Ave. Newton, MA 02459 would be appreciated. 


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June 23, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home
465 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02458

Mass of Christian Burial
June 24, 2019

10:30 AM
Our Lady Help of Christians
573 Washington St.
Newton, MA 02458

June 24, 2019

12:00 PM
Newton Cemetery
791 Walnut St.
Newton, MA 02459


Good Shepherd Hospice
90 Wells Ave., Newton MA 02459

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