83, of Brooksville, Florida, formerly of North Quincy & Everett, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 27, 2022. For many years he worked at the United States Postal Service and proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a skilled craftsman and loved woodworking in his shop where he repaired and built an assortment of carpentry pieces for everyday use and holiday gifts. He was a leader and member of the local Moose Lodge 1676 where he participated in the many fund raisers/events and progressed through the ranks to become a Fellow member. He was a passionate man and loved spending time with his children. He would show them how to fish, take them to see their favorite movies, and volunteer with their many Boy Scout troop(s) where he was a “master” of building pinewood derby cars for racing. He enjoyed working around the house & yard and enjoyed sitting around the bonfire chatting with family & friends.
He is survived by his wife Patricia of 32 years; his children and their spouses: Christopher (Susan), Karen (Brian), Michael (Jody), Richard, Stephen (Kim), and Suzanne (Chris); and his stepchildren: Cheryl, Shirley (Thomas), Edward, Denise, Eric and Tracy, along with his 13 grandchildren & 9 great-grandchildren. A funeral mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Church, 10:00 on October 15, 2022, Stoneham, MA.