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Francis X. Dolan

June 03, 1935 - January 11, 2023


Obituary For Francis X. Dolan

Francis X. Dolan of Watertown died peacefully on January 11th 2023. He was surrounded by family in the days before he passed. He leaves a wife of 62 years, Donna Dolan, three sons Gregory, Bryan, & Christopher Dolan, and four grandchildren, Cecilia, Max, Isabella and Amanda Dolan. He is the son of the late Thomas F. and Nellie T. (Coughlin) Dolan. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral mass on Thursday at 10:00 am in St. Paul's Parish, Harvard Square. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Massachusetts. Please visit to view an online guestbook.


19 Jan

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM

St. Paul's Parish 29 Mt. Auburn St. Cambridge, MA 02138 Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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  • 01/27/2023

    So sorry to hear of Frank's passing. He was a wonderful volunteer to us at the Watertown Senior Center. Prayers to Donna and family. The Staff at the Watertown COA Senior Center

  • 01/19/2023

    Bryan, Chris, Greg and Family, Our sincere condolences for your loss. We were privileged to be close friends with Frank and know what a wonderful, kind and loving person he was. Please know that we will be thinking of all of you and will be there in spirit to celebrate his life. He will be deeply missed. With Our Sympathy, Ed & Barb Novak

  • 01/19/2023

    Donna, We are so sorry for your unbelievable loss. We wish we could be with you today to offer comfort and support and to honor Frank's life. He was a wonderful man who loved you very deeply. We will miss him so very much. With Our Love & Deepest Sympathy, Barb & Ed

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