JOHN J. HALLISEY Jr.
HALLISEY, John J., Jr. Age 93, of Plum Island, Newburyport, formerly of Somerville, died early on Thursday morning, October 13, 2016, at Anna Jaques Hospital. He is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Catherine (Aiken) Hallisey. Born in Cambridge, January 15, 1923, he was one of eight children of the late John J. and Margaret (Sullivan). He absolutely loved spending time on Plum Island, enjoyed reading and feeding the birds, golfing, but especially enjoyed Sunday morning "juice" on the porch and preparing brunch for his family and friends. In addition to his wife, Catherine, he is survived by his son, Jack Hallisey and wife April of Bradford; three daughters, Esther Bryceland and husband Thomas of Ocala, FL; Mary Hallisey of Newburyport, and Cathy Pugh of Plum Island, Newbury and daughter-in-law, Jeanne Hallisey of Amesbury; six grandchildren, Jay and Amber Hallisey; Austin and Tarah Hallisey; David and Allison Pugh; two brothers, Robert Hallisey and William Hallisey and wife Mary; two sisters, Maureen Frisoli, and Margaret DiRoma; along with several nieces, nephews, extended family members and many dear friends. He was predeceased by a son, Daniel S. Hallisey, a brother, Lawrence Hallisey; two sisters, Jacqueline Grondin and Barbara Murphy. He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him, but he will never be forgotten. His fun-loving ways and his dedication, thoughtfulness, sincerity and generosity of "spirits" will forever be part of their treasured memories. Visiting hours will be Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 4 to 7 P.M. at Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green St., NEWBURYPORT. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 10:30 A.M. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 42 Green St., Newburyport. Donations, in his memory, can be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
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