John F. Sheehan Jr., 78, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston. He was the son of the late John F. Sheehan Sr. and Florence V. Sheehan.

John was born on May 14, 1939 in Brookline. He was a graduate of Malden Catholic High School and attended Boston College. He proudly served his country as a US Navy Seabee and was employed as a truck driver in the Teamsters Union for Plymouth Rock, and later the US Postal Service for 40 years. John enjoyed taking bus trips to various locations and was a former member of the Foxboro Planning Board.

Beloved father of John F. Sheehan III of Brighton and the late Nicholas P. Sheehan. Loving stepfather of Doug Capute and his wife Terry of Lancaster and the late Jeff Capute and Russell Capute. Brother of Joseph and his wife Patricia Sheehan of Malden.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St., Foxboro. For additional information, please contact 508-543-5471. To send an online condolence, please visit the funeral home website at

In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 6675-8517.

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