Jean Paul Cayer
Jean Paul Cayer, 88, husband of Jacqueline
(Deschenes) Cayer of Newbury Road, Ipswich, died Tuesday March 17, 2020 in
the Masconomet Healthcare Center, Topsfield following his long illness.
Born in Lawrence on October
15, 1931, son of the late Philibert and Yvonne (Houde) Cayer, he was
raised in Lawrence where he attended St. Anneís School and Lawrence High
Married in 1958 in Salem, the Cayers soon
made their home on Broad Street Danvers relocating to Ipswich in 1975.
For twenty-four years he
was employed as a Patrolman for the Danvers Police Department from which
he retired in 1988.
While working as a Patrolman, he also
worked as a self-employed carpenter and roofer.
Throughout the years Jean enjoyed caring
for his eight-acre farm raising several beef cows, pigs, chickens and
turkeys. He was happiest when working on his property.
Jean was a longtime communicant of Our Lady of Hope
Parish in Ipswich and the Knights of Columbus #1505 in Danvers.
In addition to his loving wife, Jacqueline, he is
survived by two sons, Brian P. Cayer and his wife Shannon, Shawn M. Cayer;
five grandchildren, Alexandra, Courtney, Margaux, Dexter, Jacob Cayer all
of Ipswich and a brother, Donald Cayer of Groveland. He was the brother of
the late Richard Cayer formerly of Salem, NH, Henry Cayer formerly of
Andover, Rachel Berube formerly of Hopkinton, Doris Bedard, formerly of
Lawrence and Lucille Keegan, formerly of Methuen.
A Celebration of Life will be announced and held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral
Home of Ipswich. Memorial contributions in Jeanís name may be made to the
Alzheimerís Association at https://alz.org
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