John R. Moody

  • Born: April 4, 1931
  • Died: December 23, 2020
  • Location: Easton, Massachusetts

Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services

605 Washington St
PO Box 34
Easton, MA 02375
Tel. (508) 238-4269

Tribute & Message From The Family

EASTON--- John Moody passed away on December 23, 2020 at the age of 89. He was surrounded and comforted by close family. John was the only child of Carmen and Burdette Moody of Wells, Vermont.

He was the Beloved husband of Dolores for 65 years, the devoted father of Michael and his wife Elizabeth of Clarksville, TN and daughter Linda Boucher and husband Christopher of Easton, MA. He also leaves grandson Andrew Moody and wife Alyson of Camas, WA and granddaughter Melissa Moody of Manchester, NH and great grandchildren Aleigha and Gianni of Manchester, NH.

John was a US Arny Veteran, serving in the Korean War. He was a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. He was a purchasing manager at The Gillette Company in South Boston, MA when he retired, after being there 27 years. He was a volunteer for Toys for Tots, Symphony Hall and his local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for the Elderly Program.

He enjoyed watching the Patriots and was a long-time season ticket holder. John was also an avid jogger and cyclist, whose accomplishments included completing the Newport Marathon and participating as a partner in the Pan Mass Challenge. He had a long list of friends and enjoyed many happy memories with all of them. John loved to travel and went on many trips with Dolores and their friends.

John and Dolores resided in Stoughton for 45 years. 'They were active members of Our Lady of The Rosary Church, where they served as Eucharistic Ministers before moving to Easton.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours requiring Mask & Social Distancing on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 from 4-6 p.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton. A funeral Mass requiring Mask & Social Distancing will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at St. Mary Church, 330 Pratt Street (Rte.106) Mansfield at 10:00 a.m. Private interment with military honors will be held at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Due to floral restrictions at the cemetery donations in John's memory may be sent to St. Mary's Church 330 Pratt Street, Mansfield, MA. 02048. For directions or condolences visit


Condolence & Memory Journal


Posted by Kathy Williams - Granville, NY - Friend   January 02, 2021

My deepest condolences to you and your family. I'm sorry I could not come to pay my respects in person.

Posted by Cicely Jordan - Brockton, MA - Coworker   December 31, 2020

Mr. Moody,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Posted by Mike Casey    December 30, 2020

Dolores, Mike and Linda, sending our deepest sympathy for the passing of John. He was a wonderful man, and we are honored to have known him for so many years. May his memory bring you comfort.

Posted by Diane Bielski (Wikstrom) - Easton, MA - Family Friend   December 29, 2020

No couple was more fun at a party then John and Delores! I remember many fun times from many, many years ago. John was a great a manager and I enjoyed working with him. May he Rest In Peace.

Posted by Cathy Quigley Chizauskas - Coworker   December 29, 2020

John was one of nicest guys you could ever meet.
He was great to work with at Gillette.
He will be sorely missed by family and friends.
May he rest in peace.

Posted by Pat Clougherty - Coworker   December 28, 2020

Dolores,Michael amd Linda sending prayers and hugs to you all. John was a great man and will be missed

Posted by Karen Wikstrom White - Marshfield, MA - Friend   December 27, 2020

Sooo Sorry and Saddened.
The Very Best Neighbor anyone could ask for.
I will miss you John and your annual tomatoes.
Rest In Peace!
I wish you all of God's Blessings Dolores.

Posted by Thomas Torchia - SOUTH EASTON, MA - Neighbor   December 27, 2020

Mrs. Moody, Linda and Michael, I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Moody's passing. I have such fond memories and you were all part of a beautiful childhood growing up on Fourth Street! Oxoxo

Posted by Jennifer Remmes - Cumberland, RI - Family Friend   December 27, 2020

So sorry to hear about John's passing. He was a really nice man and my dad's best friend. Please know that my thoughts are with all of you at this most difficult time.

Posted by Kimberley Leclaire - Acquaintance   December 26, 2020

So sorry to hear about John's passing. He was a really nice man and my dad's best friend. Please know that my thoughts are with all of you at this most difficult time.

Posted by Kimberley Leclaire - Acquaintance   December 26, 2020