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Edward R. "Beans" Denien Jr.

March 2, 1956 — August 10, 2023

Quincy

Of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on August 10, 2023.

Beloved husband of Patricia A. (Murphy) Denien.

Stepfather of the late Joseph Murphy and Michael Hayes, both of Quincy.

Cherished “Papa” of Unity and Jackson Knowlton, and their parents April and Josh Knowlton, all of Ridgefield, Washington.

Son of the late Edward R. Denien and Ruth T. (Hutchinson) Denien.

Brother of Catherine Dacey of Plymouth, Carol Richardson and her husband Dan Clark of South Carolina, John Denien and his late wife Therese Denien of Rockland, Peggy and her husband James Gauss of Weymouth, and the late Dennis Denien and Billy and his wife Linda Denien.

Brother-in-law of Thomas Murphy of Dorchester, and the late Michael and John Murphy.

Edward is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Edward’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Avenue, DORCHESTER, on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, 800 Columbia Road, Dorchester, on Wednesday morning, August 16th, at 10:00 A.M.

Burial with Military Honors will be held at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne on Monday, August 21, 2023 at 12:30 P.M.

Edward was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam War era. He was a retired motor vehicle operator for the U.S. Postal Service, where he worked at the General Mail Facility in South Boston for over 32 years. He was a member of the Marine Corps League in Quincy and a former member of the James J. Rice Amvets Post # 28 in Dorchester.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Edward’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.support.woundedwarriorprojest.org.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Edward R. "Beans" Denien Jr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am

St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish

800 Columbia Rd, Boston, MA 02125

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Burial

Monday, August 21, 2023

Starts at 12:30 pm

Massachusetts National Cemetery

Connery Ave, Bourne, MA 02542

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