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John Anthony Polito, Jr.

d. May 23, 2024

John Anthony Polito, Jr.

John Anthony Polito, Jr. “Jay” of Hull, died on May 23, 2024 at his home, surrounded by the family that adored him,  after a courageous battle with cancer. 

Jay had a rich tapestry of experiences that colored his life. Growing up in Quincy and graduating from UMass Boston provided him with a solid foundation. His career journey took him through various paths, including international sales at National Fire Protection in Quincy, where he had the opportunity to traverse the globe, from the Middle East to the Philippines and Dubai.  He was fortunate to have traveled the world extensively.  Jay also worked for many years at Millard Metal in Braintree, giving him the adventure of driving New England.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Jay found joy in the simple pleasures of life. Cooking and entertaining friends were among his favorite pastimes, creating cherished memories around the dinner table. Living in Hull, the Town he LOVED,  he relished the coastal lifestyle, finding solace and beauty in its surroundings. His love for the theater added another layer to his cultural experiences, enriching his life with art and storytelling.

However, amidst all his endeavors, Jay held his family closest to his heart. They were his anchor, his source of strength and happiness. Their bond was unbreakable, providing him with unwavering support and love throughout his journey. In the tapestry of Jay’s life, family was the thread that connected everything together, weaving a story of love, laughter, and cherished moments. For all those who were fortunate to have known Jay, he was more than a friend- he was a very special person to so many people. He will be sadly missed but never forgotten. 

Jay leaves his beloved wife of 26 years Maryann Weeks (Manley) Polito. Cherished father of James Giovanni Polito and Maria Roisin Polito both of Hull. Son of the late John A. Polito, Sr. and Josephine (Maggio) Polito. Brother of James Gerard Polito of Florida and Jeanmarie Sara Bowler and her husband Paul Charles Bowler of Duxbury. Uncle of Emily Grace and Anthony John Bowler both of Duxbury. Jay is also survived by many cousins and dear friends. 

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Thursday May 30 from  4-8 PM in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central St.), HINGHAM.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 9:30 AM on Friday prior to the Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth Landing  at 10:30 AM.

Burial in Hull Village Cemetery, Hull. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jay may be made to Wellspring Multi service Center, 841 Nantasket Ave., Hull, MA 02045.   

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Visiting Hours

Thursday, May 30, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pyne Keohane Funeral Home

21 Emerald Street, Hingham, MA 02043

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Celebration of Life Service

Friday, May 31, 2024

Starts at 9:30 am (Eastern time)

Pyne Keohane Funeral Home

21 Emerald Street, Hingham, MA 02043

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Funeral Mass

Friday, May 31, 2024

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth Landing

72 Washington Street, Weymouth, MA 02188

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