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Jane Francis (Redding) Cullinan

October 13, 1939 — September 16, 2021


Jane Francis (Redding) Cullinan

GROTON - Jane Francis (Redding) Cullinan, 81, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 after a long battle with dementia.

Jane was born in Lowell, MA on October 13th, 1939, daughter of Nora (Harrigan) Redding and Frank Redding. She grew up in Lowell and attended Lowell State, before moving to Groton with her loving husband of 62 years, Harry Cullinan.

Jane was always looking her best and had many different hair styles and colors. She most enjoyed wearing jewelry, shopping, doing crafts and going for walks.  She always loved the fall season and flowers. Her most valued time was spending time with her family.

She joins her parents and her brother Frank Redding in heaven.  She is survived by her husband, Harry Cullinan and three children, Michal Cullinan and his partner Linda Robichaud of Leominster, MA, Kevin Cullinan and his wife Mary of Shirley, MA, and Keri Cullinan of Nashua, NH.  She also leaves behind two sisters, Nona Bilionis of Longmeadow, MA and Karen Cosgrove of Chelmsford, MA, as well as three beloved grandchildren: Laura, Justin and Natalie.  She was so proud of them all and she was happy to hold the title "Gram".

CULLINAN - Jane Francis (Redding), of Groton. September 16, 2021. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visiting hours in the McGaffigan Family Funeral Home, 37 Main St. (Rte. 113) Pepperell, MA on Friday, September 24, 2021 from 5 - 7 pm. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452 or via Please see

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Friday, September 24, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

McGaffigan Family Funeral Home

37 Main Street, Pepperell, MA 01463

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