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Brian J. Higgins Sr.

July 23, 1927 January 18, 2018
Brian  J.  Higgins Sr.
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Obituary for Brian J. Higgins Sr.

Brian J. Higgins Sr. – Age 90, husband of the late Dorothy R. (Ward) Higgins died Thursday at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Cork City, Ireland, July 23, 1927, a son of the late Thomas C. and Mary (Dineen) Higgins and lived in Billerica from 1967-1998 and then moved to Chelmsford.

Mr. Higgins proudly served in the U.S. Navy for over 22 years having served in both WW II and the Korean War. After leaving the military, Mr. Higgins was employed at the Charlestown Navy Yard and later worked in the Security Department of the Mitre Corp. and GTE Sylvania. He was a Life Member of the DAV and VFW and was a former member of the Billerica Elks and now the Chelmsford Elks.

He is survived by his sons, Brian Higgins Jr. of Chelmsford and Thomas Higgins of Lowell; his daughters, Linda Plowman of Lowell, Deborah Tabares of Dracut and Helen Timpe and her husband Butch of Derry, NH, as well as eight grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Mr. Higgins is also survived by his best friend Rich Auger of Chelmsford.

HIGGINS – Of Chelmsford, formerly of Billerica, Jan. 18, Brian J. Higgins Sr. Funeral Monday from the SWEENEY MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 66 Concord Rd., Billerica at 8 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary Church, 796 Boston Rd., Billerica at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be held Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic TV, P.O. Box 9196, Watertown, MA 02471. Burial in Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica.

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Visitation

Sunday

21

Jan

1:00 PM 1/21/2018 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/21/2018 4:00:00 PM
Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home

66 Concord Road
Billerica, MA 01821

Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home
66 Concord Road Billerica 01821 MA
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

22

Jan

9:00 AM 1/22/2018 9:00:00 AM
St. Mary Church

796 Boston Rd.
Billerica, MA 01821

St. Mary Church
796 Boston Rd. Billerica 01821 MA
United States

Burial

Monday

22

Jan

10:00 AM 1/22/2018 10:00:00 AM
Fox Hill Cemetery

130 Andover Rd.
Billerica, MA 01821

Fox Hill Cemetery
130 Andover Rd. Billerica 01821 MA
United States
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