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Canton's Stephen R. Furbush, 39, Died Sunday

A funeral will be held Friday in Canton at St. Gerard Majella Church.

Stephen R. Furbush, 39, passed away unexpectedly at his Canton home on Jan. 12, 2013. Credit: Patch file photo
Stephen R. Furbush, 39, passed away unexpectedly at his Canton home on Jan. 12, 2013. Credit: Patch file photo
Stephen R. Furbush, 39, passed away unexpectedly at his Canton home on Jan. 12, 2013.

Born and raised in Framingham, he graduated from Framingham High School in 1992. 

He went on to attend Babson College, where he played on the soccer team and graduated from Emerson College. 

He worked as a mortgage processor for Wellesley Bank and previously coached soccer at Framingham High.

He has lived in Canton for the last five years, where he was a member St. Gerard Majella Church and the Ponkapoag Civic Ass.n, where he was the two time champion in the Chili Cook-off Competition. 

Beloved husband of the late Kristen M. (O’Keefe). 

Loving father of Kayley and Patrick Furbush. 

Cherished son of Emily (McNally) and Bob Furbush of Framingham. Brother of Sarah Louria & her husband, Ben, of Queens, NY, and Mark Furbush & his wife, Nicole, of Boston. Son-in law of John J. and Margaret A. (Rizzitano) O’Keefe of Braintree. Brother-in-law of John O’Keefe of Dorchester, and Paul O’Keefe & his wife, Erin, of Weymouth. 

Visiting hours in the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, 455 Washington St. Canton Thursday, Jan. Jan. 16 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Mass in St. Gerard Majella Church in Canton Friday morning at 10. 

Burial will be in Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Furbush Children’s Fund, c/o Wellesley Bank, 40 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481.

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