George M. Nunes

February 16, 2018


George M. Nunes, 77, of Somerset, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018, peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of nearly 57 years, of Theresa (Norcutt) Nunes.

Born in Somerset, son of the late Joseph A. and Alma (Desrosiers) Nunes, he was a lifelong resident of the town and a graduate of Somerset High School and communicant of St. Patrick's Church.
George served in the Army during the Korean War in the 1st Battalion, 7th Calvary. He later worked as a heavy equipment operator for many years in the Engineers Union Local #4. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson Heritage Soft Tail Classic and was a member and Vice President of the Iron Order Motor Cycle Club.

He is survived by his loving wife; two sons, George M. Nunes, Jr. and his wife Delores of Dighton and Joseph A. Nunes of Somerset; two daughters, Karen A. Ganem and her husband Robert of Somerset and Deneen Chasse and her husband Brian of Assonet; four grandchildren, Lindsay and Brendan Ganem and Ashley and Megan Nunes; a great granddaughter, Aubrey Reynolds; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Nunes was the grandfather of the late Katherine Ganem and brother of the late Donald and Robert Nunes.

Calling hours are Tuesday, from 4-7pm, in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset.

His funeral will be Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 9:00am, from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, at 10:00am, in St. Patrick's Church, Somerset. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Somerset.

Calling Hours

FEB 20. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726


FEB 21. 9:00 AM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Mass

FEB 21. 10:00 AM (EST)

St. Patrick's Church
South St.
Somerset, MA

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