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Brian T. McCafferty, 72, husband of J. Beth McCafferty of Florida, formerly of Lynn and Salem, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully at home on May 10, 2017, surrounded by his family. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary McCafferty. A graduate of Northeastern University, Brian was employed at General Electric and Sanders Associates before becoming a Producibility Engineer at Textron, a position he held for many years. In his retirement, he enjoyed his time in Florida with his wife, Beth and their two dogs, Bailey and Buddy.
In addition to his loving wife, Beth, he is also survived by his two children and their spouses, Barry and Jordan McCafferty of Swampscott and Erin and Chris Bailey of Middleton; as well as two beautiful grandchildren, Alexander and McKenzie Bailey. He also leaves behind his siblings, Thomas and his wife, Karen of Middleton, Frank and his wife, Deborah of Peabody; his sister, Arlene Burgoyne of Townsend and his sister, Patricia and her husband, Scott Henry of Lynn. In addition, he also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services at the request of the family are private. A memorial celebration of his life will take place at a later date. Contributions may be made in his memory to the charity of one’s choice.
Published on  May 20, 2017
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