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Jack McGaffigan

Jack McGaffigan

Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer, 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, his 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, he 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.

Telephone: 1-978-433-2100

Michael McGaffigan

Michael McGaffigan

Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer, Type 6

Michael began his work in funeral service while still in high school, helping with visitations and services at the family firm. He went on to study Business at Bryant University graduating in 2017.  He served his apprenticeship with the MacDonald Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home in Watertown, the same firm under which his father started in funeral service.

He graduated with honors from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in Houston in 2019 with a degree in funeral service and mortuary science and was inducted as a member of the National Funeral Service Honor Society. 

Michael is a member of the National Funeral Director's Association, Pepperell Lions Club and Ancient Order of Hibernians. In his spare time, he enjoys bass fishing and golfing.

Charles A. 'Cappy' Perry Jr.

Charles A. "Cappy" Perry Jr.

Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer

In Loving Memory 

Charles A. "Cappy" Perry, Jr.

August 21, 1944 - January 6, 2020

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