John F. McGaffigan, Jr.
Funeral Director, Type 3
Jack is a graduate of Northeastern University and the New England Institute of Anatomy & Sanitary Science. Jack holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Leisure Studies, and has been a Registered Embalmer & Licensed Funeral Director in Massachusetts since 1984.
A first generation funeral director, Jack's career in funeral service began with his apprenticeship at MacDonald Funeral Home, formerly located in Watertown Square. Shortly thereafter, Jack relocated to the South Shore, where he spent three years working for the Sullivan Funeral Homes of Rockland, Hanover, and Hanson.
Jack and his wife Patricia, later relocated to Groton, where they began their family. For over 32 years, Jack faithfully served as General Manager and Lead Embalmer for Badger Funeral Homes of Littleton, Groton, and formerly of Ayer. Jack now works independently as the President and Funeral Director here at McGaffigan Funeral Home.
Over the span of his career, Jack has served thousands of families throughout the Nashoba Valley Area and has had a countless number of local involvements such as: Groton Electric Light Commissioner, Groton Minutemen, Groton Volunteer Fire Department, the former Groton Volunteer Police, Groton Lion's Club President, Knights of the Holy Sepulchre, Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the former Nashoba Deaconess Hospital Group.