Joel G. Caverly, 74,
husband of the late Edna R. (Greene) Caverly, died Friday, June 20,
2014 in the Ledgewood Rehabilitation Center, Beverly following his
Born in Ipswich,
January 13, 1940 son of the late Charles G. and Mary E. (Swett)
Caverly he was raised in Ipswich, a 1957 graduate of Ipswich High
School. He continued his education at Boston University receiving a
BA in music education before serving in the U.S. Navy.
He had a passion for
music. For over twenty five years he was employed as a music teacher
at the St. James Secondary School in Port of Spain, Trinidad, where
he had lived for over forty years. He returned to Ipswich in 2010.
Joel was a devoted member of the Bahaií faith.
He is survived by
two sisters, Harriet Bouchard of Levant, ME, Ellen Sullivan of E.
Falmouth and many nephews and nieces. He was the brother of the late
David Caverly formerly of St. Louis, MO, Marcia Ray of Hamilton and
Mary Smolak of Ipswich.
His funeral service
will be 11 am Monday, June 23, in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home,
6 High Street, Ipswich, followed by interment in the Highland
Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed.