H. Douglas Byington

March 5, 1933May 2, 2021

H. Douglas Byington, age 88, of Wellesley, died peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family on May 2, 2021 after a brief battle with cancer. Beloved husband of the late Mildred A. (Urban) Byington, they enjoyed travelling and spending time with family and friends. In his free time, Doug was an avid golfer and longtime member of Nehoiden Golf Club, and a fan of all Boston sports teams. Doug was born and raised in Fall River, Massachusetts, graduating from Sacred Heart Parish School, Coyle High School, and Providence College (class of 1954). The son of the late Maurice “Bud” Byington and Ethel (McCoomb) Byington. Doug and his family moved to Wellesley in 1963. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving daughters, Deborah A. Byington of Wellesley and Jane E. Byington; his brother, Rev. Edward J. Byington, and his cherished granddaughter, Ava Danielle Byington-Forman.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00PM in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River. His Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 11:00AM in Holy Name Church, 709 Hanover St., Fall River. Relatives and friends invited. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his honor may be made to St. Joseph’s Indian School, P.O. Box 100, Chamberlain, SD 57325-0100. Burial private.


  • St. Joseph’s Indian School



  • Visiting Hours

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, May 5, 2021


  • Burial Private


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Rev. Philip N Hamel

May 4, 2021

Ed, my sympathy to you and to your brothers family. Know that you're in my prayers and that I'll offer mass for Doug this week.