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John J. Roper

September 29, 1946 ~ March 3, 2020 (age 73)


John Roper, 73, passed away on March 2, 2020 after a battle with cancer. He was born in Boston, MA, to the late Alfred Roper and Elizabeth Roper. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Roper, his children, Brian Roper and Laurie Roper and six grandchildren, Riley, Kaia, Noah, Quinn, Liam and London. He is also survived by his brother, James Roper of Bedford, NH and his sister, Janet Donahue of Scituate, MA, along with many nieces and nephews.
After receiving his PhD, John worked for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in the department of school and district accountability as a review implementation coordinator. In his spare time, he enjoyed cooking, gardening, and spending time in Frye Island, ME. He also enjoyed travelling the world.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend his Funeral Mass on Monday, March 9th at 11:30 am at St. Mary's Parish, 94 Andover Street, Georgetown. Interment will follow at Harmony Cemetery, Georgetown. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 to 6 pm in the Conte - Giamberardino Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant Street, Georgetown. For funeral home directions, florists or to share a memory of John with his family, please visit

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March 8, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Conte-Giamberardino Funeral Home
14 Pleasant Street
Georgetown, MA 01833

Funeral Mass
March 9, 2020

11:30 AM
St. Mary's Church
Andover Street
Georgetown, MA 01833

Graveside Service
March 9, 2020

12:30 PM
Harmony Cemetery
Central Street
Georgetown, MA 01833

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