James A. Gallivan

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Gallivan, James A. of West Roxbury formerly of Sneem, County Kerry Ireland passed away peacefully on April 1, 2022. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (O’Rourke) Gallivan. Devoted father of Elizabeth Forde of West Roxbury and the late Mary Ellen Finnegan and her husband Mark. Loving “Papa” of Joe, Jen and James Forde all of West Roxbury and Peter and Michaela Finnegan of Holbrook. Loving great-grandfather of Emily and Mary Ellen. Dear Brother of Paty Gallivan of England. He was predeceased by his 4 brothers and 4 sisters. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend visiting hours in the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre Street, WEST ROXBURY on Friday, April 8, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral from the funeral home on Saturday, April 9th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Theresa of Avila Church at 10 o’clock. To live stream the funeral mass please visit: www.sttheresaparishboston.com. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s memory may be made to The National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, NPCF, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, CO 80502 or at www.npcf.us. For directions or to leave a condolence message for the family, please visit: gormleyfuneral.com
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