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Biscoe, John R.

John Robert Biscoe, a longtime resident of Dedham died Monday, January 1, 2018 at his home in Dedham.  He was 88.  John was born July 20, 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts, a son of Harold A. and Estelle M. (Gilmore) Biscoe.  He enlisted in the Air Force in 1950 and served in the 6571st Armament Test Group until his honorable discharge in 1954.  John worked as an offset pressman for Spaulding Company in Boston until his retirement in 1991.  He was a member of the Dedham Retired Men’s Club.  John is survived by his wife, Evelyn Catherine (Tuohy) Biscoe; his son, Paul J. Biscoe of North Brookfield; his four daughters, Gail J. Keller of Norwood, Linda M. Fitzgerald of Franklin, Karen M. Biscoe of Whitman; and Katherine J. Biscoe of Dedham; his seven grandchildren, Eric McInnis, Michael Connelly, John P. Fitzgerald, Kathleen Fitzgerald, Sarah Fitzgerald, Quinn DuFour, and Benjamin DuFour; and his great grandson, Camden McInnis.  He was the father of the late John R. Biscoe, and the brother of the late Allen, Harold, Henry, Gerald, Howard, and Marion Biscoe.  Visiting hours will be held Friday, January 5th from 4 to 7 pm at the Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton St, Dedham.  Relatives and friends will gather at the funeral home Saturday stating at 9 o clock and proceed to St. Mary’s Church, 420 High Street, Dedham for his Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am.  Private burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery in Boston.  Donations to St Jude’s Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis TN, 38105 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. E. Roberta Chapin
    January 2nd, 2018 | 8:47 pm

    Kate and the Biscoe Family,

    My sincerest condolences Kate on the passing of your Dad, John. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love, Roberta

  2. Eileen Conneely
    January 2nd, 2018 | 9:05 pm

    I’m so sorry love you I am unable to attend my thoughts and prayers and most of all Love

  3. Eileen Conneely
    January 2nd, 2018 | 9:09 pm

    Prays and love I’m unable to attend I’m sorry see you soon love you

  4. Jacqueline Donahue
    January 2nd, 2018 | 9:13 pm

    May your Father rest in eternal peace.

  5. Donna & Bob Donnellan
    January 3rd, 2018 | 12:47 am

    Dear Gail and Bob,

    Our deepest sympathy to you on the loss of your father. Matz God give you the strength you will need during the coming days, weeks and months. May happy memories help you during this difficult time.


    Donna & Bob

  6. Andrea Banks
    January 3rd, 2018 | 8:38 am

    Sending you my deepest condolences

  7. January 3rd, 2018 | 11:48 am

    Dearest Karen, Quinn and Ben,

    My sincerest sympathy to you in the absence of your Father and Grandfather. Sending you strength, connection with his spirit and much love.

    Maureen and Boston

  8. Barbara Snyder
    January 3rd, 2018 | 3:47 pm

    Dear Evelyn and Family, so sorry for you loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wish we could be there to comfort you. Sending you all our love.

    Barbara and Hank

  9. josephdigiovanni
    January 3rd, 2018 | 10:12 pm

    bobby and sincere sympathy in loss of your in peace.

  10. Marianne Keene
    January 5th, 2018 | 4:26 pm

    My sincere condolences to your family at this difficult time! He will be missed by all of us.

  11. Darlene and John Bradlee, Jr
    January 5th, 2018 | 7:10 pm

    Dear Karen, Evelyn, Quinn, Ben and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Our deepest condolences.

    Darlene and John Bradlee, Jr.
    Jack Bradlee

  12. Pamela Chapin
    January 5th, 2018 | 10:07 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Loosing a loved one is so difficult. My prayers are with all of you.

  13. Geraldine Petrucci
    January 6th, 2018 | 10:15 am

    Dear Aunt Evelyn,

    So sorry I was unable to attend. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. Uncle Jackie was a sweet man; may he rest in peace.

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