Paul B. Ayers, 86, of Georgetown, passed away June 14, 2021 after a brief illness. He was married for 59 years to his beloved wife, Patricia A. Ayers, who passed in 2017. He was the beloved father of Deborah Ayers of Georgetown, beloved father of Brenda Ayers Hajec and beloved grandfather to Alexander Hajec of Bradford and Lauren Hajec of Edmonds, Washington, beloved father of David and Catherine Ayers and beloved grandfather to Sophie, Jack and David Ayers of Brewster. Paul was born in 1934 in Beverly, where he also grew up and married Patricia in 1958. They lived in Beverly before moving to Georgetown in 1972 where he resided the rest of his life. He was a graduate of Northeastern University with a B.S. degree in Engineering and was a member of the U.S. Army. He worked for RCA, Burlington and then for the remainder of his career as an engineer at Raytheon, Lowell. He was a member of the Charles C. Dame Lodge of Masons in Georgetown. He was also an avid reader who frequently visited the Georgetown Public Library and attended the many book fairs in the area. Paul was a big New England sports fan who spent decades as a Georgetown Youth Sports Coach, coaching hockey, baseball and soccer. He could be found in the ice rink or on the field many times a week, working with young people and charting statistics. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed board games, working in his yard, reading spy and political novels, science magazines and gathering for holidays with his children and grandchildren. He had impeccable handwriting and worked as a draftsman when designs were still all done by hand. He loved puzzles, fish and chips, Tom Clancy novels, watching the Bruins and cheering on the Red Sox. In recent years, he very much enjoyed his lunches and breakfasts at the Agawam Diner with his eldest daughter, Deborah. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend his funeral service on Friday morning, June 18 at 11 o'clock in the Conte-Giamberardino Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant St., Georgetown. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Harmony Cemetery, Georgetown. Visiting hours with the family will be held on Thursday, June 17 from 4 -8 p.m. in the funeral home. For funeral home directions, florists or to share a memory of Paul with his family, please visit www.cgfuneralhomegeorgetown.com
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