Mr. Donald V. Ahearn, 79, of Milford MA, died Friday (January 3, 2020) at his residence after an illness. He was the beloved husband of Janice M. (Scrima) Ahearn.
Mr. Ahearn was born in Natick MA, the son of the late Patrick Vincent Ahearn and the late Hannah (Beaton) Ahearn. He attended Milford public schools and was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1958. He also received his associate’s degree from Becker Junior College in Worcester MA. Mr. Ahearn had also attended General Motors Management Program while operating his automobile dealership.
Mr. Ahearn was a lifelong resident of Milford MA and had served six years in the Massachusetts Army National Guard where he was a member of the 181st Engineer Battalion, serving in the Whitinsville unit.
Mr. Ahearn owned & operated the Scott-Ahearn Chevrolet automobile dealership in Milford for many years and was a member of multiple automobile dealer associations. He was also a past-member of the Milford Lions Club.
Along with his beloved wife of fifty-eight years, he is survived by his two children: John V. Ahearn and his wife Kirstin of Hoover AL and Erin K. LaPrad of Milford MA; also four grandchildren: Callie Ahearn, Sydney Ahearn, Thomas LaPrad and Josephine LaPrad; his sister: Patricia Donnelly of Leominster MA and Dunedin FL; and several nieces & nephews.
His funeral will be held Wednesday (January 8th) at 9am from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 19 Winter Street, Milford MA. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Milford MA. Visiting hours will be Tuesday (January 7th) from 4pm to 7pm at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The St. Mary of the Assumption Church Renovation Fund, c/o St. Mary’s Church Offices, 17 Winter Street, Milford MA 01757.