John M. PurcellSeptember 2, 1961 ~ December 25, 2017 (age 56)
John M. Purcell passed away Christmas Day, December 25, 2017 unexpectedly in his 56th year at his residence in the Bronx, New York. He was the loving son of the late William and Kathleen Purcell (nee Killeen). Loving brother of Kathleen, William (Susie), Daniel (Claudia) and Raymond (Corinne). He also leaves behind to mourn many nieces and nephews, Ruari, William, Christina, Raelynn, Daniel, Patrick and Steven. Professionally, John was a supervisor for N.Y.C.D.O.S for 14 years including Bx. #10, #12, #11. Lastly, he worked for Solid Waste Management. John was a proud member of the Emerald Society - Inter Columbia Association and Holy Name Society. John was an avid motorcyclist and sailor. He will also fondly be remembered as the "Dog Whisperer".
Family and friends are invited to McNulty Funeral Home, Inc. 3006 Middletown Road Bronx, New York 10461 on Thursday, December 28, 2017 from 2:00 - 5:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 PM for visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for John at Our Lady of the Assumption Church at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 29, 2017. Interment will take place Saturday, December 30, 2017 in Corashire Cemetery in Monterey, Massachusetts (Route 23 and Blue Hill Road 01245) at 12:00 Noon.
In lieu of flowers, the Purcell Family asks that any donations please be considered to Blood Bank New York
~ If you plan to attend the funeral mass on Friday, please arrive to McNulty Funeral Home, Inc. by 10:00 AM or at Our Lady of the Assumption Church by 11:00 AM ~