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2022 March 31st: Joe Egan

Updated: Apr 9, 2022

Joseph Edward Egan of Randolph, MA passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on March 31, 2022 at the age of 62. Joe was a caring son, brother, uncle and friend. Anyone who knew Joe was touched by his thoughtfulness, humor, generosity and love of family.

Joe was born on April 10, 1959 in Boston, MA to Margaret (MacQuarrie) and James Egan of Carver, Ma. Along with his parents, Joe is survived by his siblings; Mary Spring of Carver, Barbra Flavell of Randolph, Micheal Egan and his wife Janlyn of Carver, Margaret Egan of Carver, Elizabeth and her husband Douglas Booth of Newport, RI, Catherine Kenny of Carver, Patricia Keel of Carver, Christina and her husband Steven Dunn of Quincy, Jim Egan and Gibbs of Quincy, and Shawn Egan and his wife Amber of Litchfield, NH. Joe was preceded in death by his brother Thomas Egan of Worcester and his niece Natalie Flavell of South Carolina.

He will be deeply missed by his nieces and nephews along with his great nieces and nephews, whom he adored and had a personal relationship with each and every one of them. He will also be missed by his aunts, uncles, and cousins, here as well as in Canada. He was very fortunate to have an abundance of friends who were near and dear to him. He will be greatly missed by all.

Joe graduated from Rockland High School in 1977 where he played football and basketball. After high school, he joined the Army and became part of the Military Police Corps. He took great pride in serving his country. He spent three years in Germany, where he formed lifelong friendships and enjoyed his time there very much.

When he came home from the service he began his career in Loss Prevention at Osco Drug in Quincy. Joe traveled for work frequently and lived in Chicago, Las Vegas, Kansas City, and Boise, Idaho. Afterwards, he worked for Lowes and lived in Virginia. Returning back home to the South Shore, he took a management position in Loss Prevention at Ulta Beauty.

Joe enjoyed participating and watching sports and was an avid Boston sports fan. He often traveled with friends and family to sporting events and attended many of his nieces and nephews’ games.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, April 6th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Sullivan Funeral Home on 2 Maquan Street in Hanson. A Funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 7th, at 11:00 AM at Holy Apostles Parish in Hanson directly across the street from the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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