John Arthur Kilday

KILDAY, John Arthur of Dedham passed away peacefully October 17, 2020. Beloved husband of 35 years to Mary (Ryan) Kilday. Born in Jamaica Plain February 13, 1929, the son of the late Joseph and Mary E. (Kelly) Kilday. Dear brother of the late Joseph Kilday, Thomas Kilday and Dorothea Kilday Norris. Also survived by many loving and dedicated nieces and nephews. John was a proud graduate of Boston College High School ‘47 and Boston College ’51. An avid fan of BC Football. John and Mary traveled across the county to attend games. He was an employee of the city of Boston for over 50 years. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visit with the family in the William J. Gormley Funeral Home on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary of the Assumption Church 420 High Street, Dedham at 10:30 a.m. (please follow COVID-19 guidelines at both the funeral home and church). To Live Stream the Funeral Mass please visit: Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to the church. For directions and guestbook, please visit:
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