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“Dear Marie and FamilyMy condolences to you for the loss of dear Jack. He was a true gentle man and smiling soul.May God's peace be eternally with...Read More »
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“Our lives have gone by so quickly but childhood memories are so sweet. We were so lucky to have our little neighborhood ...school right across the...Read More »
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“Marie and Family,Condolences on the death of your brother. May the peace of the Lord be with all of you at this time especially.From a former...Read More »
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“I don't know you I'm so sorry to hear about your brother he is now resting in peace may god be with you and your family you are all in my prays...Read More »
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“Dear Marie and Family,So deeply sorry to hear of Jack's passing. He was an extremely kind and caring person. I simply will never forget his calling...Read More »
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Waltham – Mr. John M. 'Jack' Daly, of Waltham, died peacefully in his home surrounded by family on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. He was 77.

Jack was born in Belmont on March 29, 1942, the son of the late Walter F. and Mary F. (Kelly) Daly. When Jack was young the family moved to Waltham and after graduating from Waltham High School he earned his degree from Northeastern University. Before his retirement he had worked for over 35 years as a senior engineer at The Thermo Electron – Jarrell Ash Corporation.

Jack was kind, generous and was always there for his family. He was a devout Catholic and had been a parishioner of St. Luke's Parish in Belmont. He loved animals and over the years gave numerous cats a happy home. In his spare time he enjoyed Irish and Classical music, gardening and was also a member of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.

He is survived by his siblings, Walter F. "Bob" Daly (Patricia) of Billerica, Marie E. Daly of Waltham, Dorothy E. Merrifield (Frank) of Snellville, Georgia and Patricia A. Daly (Brian Bakke) of Woburn and also leaves several nieces, nephews and their families.

Family and friends will honor and remember Jack's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Sunday, July 14th from 3 to 7 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Monday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Luke's Church, 132 Lexington Street, Belmont where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Watertown.