Obituary: John A. Slocum, 80

John A. Slocum, 80, of Leominster and formerly of Southborough, died on Monday, April 9, 2012 at his home, after being stricken ill suddenly.

He was the husband of Marion (O’Leary) Slocum and is predeceased by his 1st wife Shirley (McQuiggan) Slocum, who died in 1985. John was a US Air Force veteran, and worked for the MDC for many years.

He is survived by his children; John A. Slocum Jr; Douglas P. Slocum of NC; Mark A. Slocum of Orange; Timothy J. Slocum and his wife Dorothy of Ashland; a sister, Ellie Hines and her husband Daniel of NH; 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, April 12, from 4:30 to 7:30 PM at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Southborough. A graveside service will be held on Friday, April 13, at 11 AM in the Southborough Rural Cemetery, 11 Cordaville Rd, Rte 85. Memorial contributions may be sent in his memory to American Heart Association, 20 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701.

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(Obituary courtesy of Morris Funeral Home)

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