Joseph G. Larrabee, Jr.

June 13, 1935 ~ October 11, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Joseph Larrabee, Jr. Obituary

Joseph ‘Joe’ Larrabee, Jr. of Cohasset, formerly of Milton died peacefully after a brief illness on October 11th, , 2023. Beloved Husband of the late Joan (Cunningham) Larrabee, devoted father of Julie Larrabee and her husband Jim Powers of South Boston, and Joanna Larrabee and husband Charlie Cotter of Quincy. Loving son of the late Joseph Larrabee Sr. and Elizabeth (Lynch) Larrabee. Dear brother to Paul Larrabee of Jensen Beach Florida and his wife Barbara. Pre-deceased by sisters Virgina Willis, Elizabeth Brow, brother in law Warren Brow, and sister in law Lorraine Larrabee. Loving grandfather to Colin, Nathan and Samuel Cotter, and to Saoirse Powers.

Joe grew up in Milton. After graduating from Milton High School, he joined the Marines. He was stationed in Vieques, Puerto Rico, a place he would come love, and to introduce to his family.

Upon returning from the Marines, he enrolled in Suffolk University. Joe was eventually awarded a full scholarship to Suffolk Law School. However, he left after year to accept a position with General Services Administration of the federal government.

In 1969 he married the love of his life, Joan Cunningham. They settled in Cohasset and raised their 2 daughters there. Joan passed away in 2002 but Joe remained devoted to her memory.

Joe was an avid skier and tennis player. He enjoyed traveling. He was a lifelong fan of Bruins sports and a devoted grandfather.

He’ll be sorely missed by all who knew him.

Family and friends are cordially invited to visiting hours from 5:00 to 7:00 on Wednesday, October 18th, 2023 at McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 1 Summer Street, Cohasset, MA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am on Thursday, October 19, 2023at St. Anthony’s Church, Cohasset followed by a burial at Woodside Cemetery, Cohasset.

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October 18, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McNamara - Sparrell Funeral Service
One Summer Street
Cohasset, MA 02025

Mass of Christian Burial
October 19, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Anthony
10 Summer St.
Cohasset, Massachusetts 02025

Interment following funeral service
October 19, 2023

Woodside Cemetery
550 North Main St.
Cohasset, Massachusetts 02025


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