John Edward's Story
John Edward Dineen, 75, lifelong resident of Peabody, passed away in the early morning of May 29, 2017, after a brief illness at Beverly Hospital.
John was the beloved son of Francis J. Dineen and Beatrice A. (Gauthier) Dineen. He was the devoted father of Jill C. McDonnell of Berlin, N.H. and Steven E. Dineen of Hamilton, Mass. John was the proud and loving grandfather of Veronica Dineen of Scarborough, Maine, Jacob Gentile of Berlin, N.H. and Dylan Gentile of Berlin, N.H. John is survived by Joseph F. Dineen of Georgia, Mary M. Broughton and her husband, Roger of Harwich, Mass., William M Dineen and his wife, Betty of Florida, Janet Howcroft and her husband, Richard of Peabody, and June Hicks of Salem, Mass. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
John attended Wallis School and worked for General Administrative Services in Boston. Later he worked as a mail handler in the Lynn Post Office.
He was a very kind and polite person who enjoyed the various Boston sports teams. He will be missed by many, many people.
The family wishes that funeral services will be private.
Published on  June 5, 2017