John F. "Jack" 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 Rockwell Funeral Service, formerly of Watertown. Shortly thereafter, Jack relocated to the South Shore, where he spent two years working for the Sullivan Funeral Homes of Rockland, Hanover, and Hanson.
Jack and his wife Patricia, later relocated to Groton, where they started their family. Jack is the proud father of Erin, Moira, and Michael.
For over 32 years, Jack faithfully served as General Manager and Lead Embalmer for Badger Funeral Homes of Littleton, Groton, and formerly of Ayer. Utilizing his prior work experience, Jack now practices funeral service independently here at McGaffigan Funeral Home.
Over the span of his career, Jack has served hundreds 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 "Tail Twister", Knights of the Holy Sepulchre, Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the former Nashoba Deaconess Hospital Group.