- November 17, 1929 - October 26, 2016
of William's Passing
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“My deepest sympathies to the Cadden family on your loss..my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
1 of 22 | Posted by: Sharon Loiselle (Allen) - NH
“We are so very sorry for your loss.
2 of 22 | Posted by: Palmer Family - Littleton, MA
“So sorry for your loss my family and l have a lot of cherished childhood memories Mr c will never be forgotten.
3 of 22 | Posted by: Jeannie Bracken - Cambridge
“Diane and I are so very sorry for your loss. The memories of us coming to your house and staying over as kids we will never forget. Uncle Sonny and...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Jane Farrow - Winthrop, MA
5 of 22 | Posted by: Robert Palmer - Hudson, MA
“I am very sorry for the Cadden family. Wishing you comfort in friendship and hope in prayer.
6 of 22 | Posted by: Brandt Ricker - Boylston, MA
“Deepest condolences to the entire family and wishes that happy memories will comfort you at this time of loss. I know from Ann that everyone was so...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Elise Dubinsky - Sharon, MA
“He was one of the best. Some of my fondest memories as a child were with my uncle Sonny and the Cadden clan of that loving environment always created...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Shane Cadden - Winter Springs, FL
“Dearest Mary and Cadden Family:I am so sorry to hear of Sonny's passing. I know this is a difficult time and so little anyone can say at a time like...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Sharon Martin - Revere, MA
“I was so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Take comfort in your memories and God's love for you and your family
10 of 22 | Posted by: Roz Mason
“Deepest sympathy to all the Cadden family. So sorry for your loss.
11 of 22 | Posted by: Meg Fraser - Littleton, MA
“Thank you for serving our country. May your family find comfort in their faith and may you Rest in Peace.
12 of 22 | Posted by: Dr.Timothy Hoffman - Spencer, MA
“So sorry for the passing of your dad. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone of the Cadden family
13 of 22 | Posted by: Joan Blowey - Ashburnham, MA
“My sympathy to you Ann and Billy and to all that loved your Dad. May he rest in the light of your love. I'm sorry for your loss. Take care.
14 of 22 | Posted by: Deb Karr-Francis - Pembroke, NH
“Barb I am so sorry for your loss may he rest in peace
15 of 22 | Posted by: cathy calkin - monson, MA
“Heartfuly sorry for your loss
16 of 22 | Posted by: Theodore Cookinham - Olmito, TX
“Barb and Family, So sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. May your memories bring you all comfort as you celebrate a life well lived. May he rest...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Deb Delaney - Pepperell, MA
“So very sorry for your loss. We have a lot of fond and fun memories of Bill and the rest of the family. May he rest in peace. Love Eugene and Karen...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: A friend
“We are so sorry for you loss Maureen, may he rest in the peace of our Lord. Ray and Darlene Bellemore
19 of 22 | Posted by: Darlene Bellemore - Shirley, MA
“Condolences to John and family.
20 of 22 | Posted by: Kevin Keefe - Marlborough, MA
“To the Cadden Family our sincere condolences to all of you kids; We always considered you kids as our extended family, and Sonny as we new him is...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Paul and Mimi FitzPatrick - MA
“So sorry for your loss.(especially John and Maureen) May he RIP with your mother. Praying for the gift of peace for all of you.Peg Badger
22 of 22 | Posted by: A friend
William J. “Sonny” Cadden, 86 of Littleton, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday October 26, 2016 at Dodge Park, Rest Home.
He was born to the late Bernard and Bridget (O’Leary), November 17, 1929 and grew up in Jeffries Point East Boston, MA. William was a devoted husband, father, and loving grandfather.
He is survived by his seven children: John Cadden and Don Casali of Framingham, William and Justine Cadden of Billerica, Stephen Cadden and Donna Costigan of Shirley, David and Tina Cadden of Hudson, Maureen and Pete Deslaurier of Littleton, Barbara and Mike Brennan of Holden and Ann Meyers of Holden. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, his brother Thomas Cadden of East Boston; his sisters Margaret DeBellis of Everett MA, and Mary (Billy) Rose of Billerica; and also many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his wife Mildred, and daughter, Patricia (Cadden) Blew.
William retired from the DPW for the City of Cambridge. He loved dancing, bowling, working on puzzles, and playing cribbage and spending time with his family.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Dodge Park, Rest Home and the JHC Hospice Team for their comfort, compassion and support provided to “Bill” and his family
Visiting Hours will be held at the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King Street, Littleton, on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 5-8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anne’s Church, 75 King Street, Littleton, on Saturday at 9 a.m. Burial at Westlawn Cemetery, Littleton. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to the Alzheimer's Association National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or to Dodge Park Rest Home, Activities Fund, 101 Randolph Street, Worcester, MA 01606.