Naples, FL & Danvers, MA — Eugene E. Mazzie, formerly of Danvers and Peabody, passed away peacefully on February 9, 2014, at Avow Hospice, Naples, FL. Born in Malden, MA, on April 23, 1926, he attended schools in Everett, MA. As a member of the greatest generation he enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 17, proudly serving in the South Pacific during World War II which included occupation duty in Nagasaki and also served during the Korean conflict.
Retiring from the Bell System after 38 years of service he enjoyed a second career with TASC in Reading, MA. A longtime member of the Peabody Lions Club, he served as Past President, as well as a member of the board of the Peabody chapter of the American Red Cross.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary (Gardner); and his children, Mark of Malvern, PA, Gregory (Donna) of Brunswick, GA, Timothy (Kim) of Ashland, MA and Elizabeth Branca (Michael) of Matthews, NC. He leaves nine greatly loved grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held from the Mackey Funeral Home in Danvers with a viewing on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Annunciation on Monday at 9 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John’s Prep Scholarship Fund, 72 Spring St., Danvers, MA 01923 or to a charity of your choice. See www.mackeyfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence.