John J. Dineen, Jr.
9/30/2020


Mr. John J. Dineen, Jr. a longtime resident of Wilmington, formerly of Cambridge passed away peacefully at his home September 30, 2020, following a lengthy illness. He was 81 years of age. John was the beloved husband of the late Carole A. (Zagami) Dineen. Born in Cambridge, John was the son of the late John J. and Mary (Cronin) Dineen Sr.

John was raised and educated in Cambridge. He attended Boston College High School and graduated from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. John was a retired electrician and was a proud member of the IBEW Union Local 103 of Boston. John had a strong Catholic faith and enjoyed attending church regularly. He also enjoyed the outdoors, he could always be seen walking around town, and loved spending time at Revere Beach and York Beach in Maine. John was an animal lover and over the years he loved caring for his pet dogs. John had a wonderful group of neighbors that he was very friendly with and would socialize with often. However his greatest joy was his family and nothing gave him more joy than being surrounded by those he loved.

John is survived by his devoted daughters, Kimberly Dalton and her husband Richard of Lynnfield, and Kelly Dineen of Methuen. He was the loving grandfather of Taylor Soto and her husband Jason of Saugus, Richard Maynard and his wife Nicole of Rye, NH, and Savanna Dalton of Lynnfield. Loving great grandfather of Chase Warner, Alyssia Soto, Justin and Ava Maynard. Brother of Kevin Dineen of Cambridge, William Dineen and his wife Joanne of Franklin. Cherished uncle of Shauna Dineen of Franklin, and Erin Trainor and her husband Rich of Lunenburg.

In keeping with John's wishes and due to the current health pandemic funeral services were held privately. It has been requested that contributions in John's memory may be made to the MSPCA Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. Arrangements by the Dello Russo Family Funeral Service of Wilmington.

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