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“Although I didn't know John on a personal level, I will never forget those fire drill days he organized and directed on the floors including ours. He...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Dada Anidiobu - Braintree, MA

“For the short time I knew him I could tell he was a kind, caring and fun person to be around. Although he has left us much too soon he has left us...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Ken Sherman - Beverly, MA

“So sorry for the loss of your Dad, he was one of the good guys. He will be missed. My deepest condolences. Sincerely, Jason Murphy ”
3 of 25 | Posted by: Jason Murphy - Hull, MA

“I still can't believe John will not stop by to chat, to give us flowers on St. Patrick's Day, show us pictures of his granddaughter and he will no...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Kasturi Gupta - Lexington, MA

“I wish to add my condolences, and at the same time a celebration of his life and accomplishments with the appreciation having been able to meet and...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Edward Orazine - Acquaintance

“This candle is lit in loving memory for John with love & heartfelt sympathy to Meg and their many family and friends. With Sincere Sympathy...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Christine Freeman - Milton, MA


7 of 25 | Posted by: Pat Smith - ossipee, NH

“John was one of those very special people. Very smart, kind, caring and so so funny. His office was right next to mine. I loved hearing the...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Helena Palacios - Boston, MA

“what a wonderful gentleman. he kept us Safe for so many years ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: marynora angelli RN

“I am saddened to here of Johns passing. He was a great teacher and leader at BMC. My condolences to the family.Such a loss. He was a nice man. ”
10 of 25 | Posted by: Therese Marcel - Hull, MA

“John was my mentor and friend at BU for 12 years. I'll never forget the comfort he gave me when my father became ill and eventually passed away. Even...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Joel Azpuru - Orange, CA - Friend

“What can I say. We all just spent 10 amazing days in Ireland with Uncle John in April. Fourteen of us all together. This was such a special trip...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Kathleen McCarrick - Holden, MA

“JOHN WALLACE was one of the most positive guys I ever knew. Please say a prayer for his family. God stole another good one. ”
13 of 25 | Posted by: Charles Grillo - Newton, MA

John & Elisabeth at Whalom Park “So sorry to hear about John. We were friends and co-workers and mischief makers for many, many years. I'm posting a picture I found of him and...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: John Ingemi - Seattle, WA

“In the darkest of times, John"You made me feel so young,you made me feel there were songs to be sung,bells to be rung,and a wonderful fling to be...Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: Meg O'Connor - Milton, MA

“Sincere condolences to the family. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure in your heart and it lives forever. May the...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for the loss of John. He was a remarkable man. He will be surely missed by all. I'm fortunate to have met him in my life time. May you rest...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Elizabeth Sherman - Humarock, MA

“I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. What a wonderful man and father. I know he will continue to watch over his family. He so loved his children...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so shocked to hear of John's passing. It is such a great loss, I have worked with John for over 30 years and he was a great friend and colleague...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Lily Coelho - Boston, MA

“I am so sorry to the Wallace family for their loss. John was a friend first and a coworker second to me like everyone else he came in contact with at...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Michael Tofuri - MA - Friend

“I first met John while he was dating Ann, the sister of my friend Gerard. Later, after John married Ann, I sort of lost track until many years later...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Fred Brown - Hyde Park, MA

“In this time of sorrow my heart and prayer go out to you Elizabeth and your family . He is in a place with some special people who will care for him ...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: William Patten - West roxbury, MA

“Working with John for nearly 25 years left me with a greater appreciation for what we do. He did things at work because it was the right thing to do,...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Bob Whitfield - Marshfield, MA

“May you rest in peach John. It was a privilege for me to know and work with you. ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: Laura Harrington - Boston, MA

“To John's family, I am truely sorry for your loss. John was a great man and I will miss him very much. I worked w/ John for 8 years at Boston Medical...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Eric Johnson - Dedham, MA


WALLACE, John F. In Boston, formerly of Dorchester and West Roxbury, May 24th.

Loving father of Jonathan M. and his wife Kimberly Wallace of North Providence, Rhode Island, and Elisabeth A. Wallace of West Roxbury.

Former husband of Ann M. (Riley) Wallace of Florida and West Roxbury.

Devoted grandfather of Colette E. Wallace.

Companion of Margaret O'Connor of Milton.

Cousin of Sr. Frances M. Wool, CSJ of Brighton.

Son of the late Francis J. and Elizabeth F. (McCabe) Wallace.

Brother of the late Louise M. McCarrick.

Survived by several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, Wednesday 4-8 P.M.

Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Thursday morning, June 1, at 10 A.M.

Relatives and friends invited.

John recently retired as a Public Safety Officer at Boston Medical Center and was a longtime employee of Boston City Hospital for 45 years.

In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory may be made to The Sisters of St. Joseph Mission Advancement Office, 647 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135.

Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.