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George J. Travers

May 5, 2022


Berkley - George J. Travers age 100, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday May 5, 2022. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Jose C. And Lauratina (Silva) Tavares and beloved wife of the late Iona (Little) Travers of 77 years. George was a United States Army Veteran of World War II who was also a Past Master of the four Masonic Bodies and volunteered at Myricks Methodist Church. He also loved traveling and cruising to 33 countries and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his children: Gregg Travers (wife Marie) and Andrea Perry (husband Brian), grandchildren: Andrew, Jessica and Jason, great grandchildren: William and Emily. He was also the brother of the late Arthur Tavares, William Travers, Joseph Tavares, Alicia Dufour, Manuel Tavares and Grace Madruga, Mary Almeida.

George’s graveside service will be held on Monday May 9th at Mayflower Hill. Cemetery at 1:30 PM. His arrangements are under the care of Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his honor to the Shriners Hospital 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104.To express condolences to the family or to light a candle please visit 

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Graveside Service
May 9, 2022

1:30 PM
Mayflower Hill Cemetery
235 Broadway
Taunton, MA 02780


Shriners Hospital
516 Carew Street, Springfield MA 01104

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