John A. Broderick, 68, of Westborough


John A. BroderickWestborough – John A. Broderick, 68, of Westborough, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Monday, May 2, 2022 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital in Worcester.

Born in Marlborough, he was a son of the late Matthew Broderick and Lucy (Gates) Adams.  He was raised and educated in Westborough and was a graduate of Westborough High School Class of 1972. While attending high school, he enjoyed playing on the high school football team.  He then attended college in Ashland, Wisconsin.

John was employed throughout his career with Marshall & Smith, Wellesley Corp, Westboro School System and John Broderick Painting.

He was a lifelong member of the Woodville Rod & Gun Club.  John enjoyed hunting, fishing with his cherished grandson, Travis, and spending time with friends and family.

John had been proudly sober for over 20 years and was a mentor for others while he lived on Cape Cod.

He is survived by his children, Jenna Broderick of Millbury, and Owen Broderick and his fiancé Brittany Glynn, of Hudson; his grandson, Travis Catron of Millbury; his former wife and close friend, Jo-Anne Broderick of North Grafton; his siblings, Nancy Berquist of North Carolina, and Matthew Broderick and his wife Linda, of Virginia; and many nieces and nephews.

His burial will take place privately with his family at Pine Grove Cemetery, Westborough.  A celebration of life will take place at 12 noon on Thursday, May 12th at Woodville Rod & Gun Club.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

The Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.