The family sends special thanks to all the staff at Den Mar Nursing Home, particularly Nancy Hilshey, who treated him like her own father.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 4, in the United Methodist Church of Hamilton, 391 Bay Road, Hamilton, followed by interment in the Spring Street Cemetery, Essex. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are Thursday, 4 to 8 p.m. in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High St., Ipswich. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to The Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 and/or the Sarah Lufkin Memorial Scholarship Fund, First Ipswich Bank, c/o Heidi Dean, 8-10 Martin St., Essex, MA 01929. For directions or to leave a condolence, please visit www.whittier-porter.com.