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John 'Rocky' O'Connell, fan of Dorchester, Sox

John J. 'Rocky' O'Connell (right) with friend Jimmy Dennis John J. ''Rocky'' O'Connell (right) at Eire Pub in Dorchester with friend Jimmy Dennis and Red Sox World Series trophy.
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / May 15, 2009

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The word "faithful" was invoked often at Rocky O'Connell's funeral Mass yesterday. The Catholic Church celebrates that virtue, but he applied it just as religiously to his home and his home team. (Full article: 952 words)

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