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James A Higgins

June 21, 1929 March 23, 2016
James A Higgins
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Obituary for James A Higgins

BILLERICA – James A. Higgins, age 86, beloved husband of the late Elinor F. (Lockhart) (Foley) Higgins died Wednesday at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington.

He was born in Somerville, June 21, 1929 a son of the late Joseph and Celia (Kelliher) (Foley) Higgins and was a lifelong Billerica Resident.

Mr. Higgins served in the US Army during the Korean War and was a Meat Cutter for First National Supermarkets now Stop and Shop for 50 years.

He was a member of the American Legion, an avid animal lover and he was also a member of the National Wildlife Federation.

He is survived by two sons, John Foley and his wife Coleen of Cumberland, RI and James Foley of Lowell; two daughters, Kathy Matheson and her husband Bill and Patty Higgins all of Billerica; one brother Joseph Higgins of Billerica; two sisters, Ann Condon of Burlington and Marion Cutler of La Habra, CA as well as five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was also the brother of the late Frank, John, Elizabeth and Ruth Higgins.

HIGGINS – Of Billerica, March 23, James A. Higgins. Funeral Tuesday from the SWEENEY MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 66 Concord Rd., Billerica at 9:30 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Mary’s Church, Billerica at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be held Monday from 3 – 7 p.m. Burial in Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Lowell Humane Society, 951 Broadway St. Lowell, MA 01854

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Visitation

Monday

28

Mar

3:00 PM 3/28/2016 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/28/2016 7:00:00 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

Tuesday

29

Mar

10:30 AM 3/29/2016 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Church

796 Boston Rd.
Billerica, MA 01821

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

Burial

Tuesday

29

Mar

Fox Hill Cemetery

130 Andover Rd.
Billerica, MA 01821

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