Peter A. Escott of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Monday February 3, 2020 in the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital after a very brief illness. He was 72 years old.
Born in Somerville, Peter lived in Everett for all of his married life. Peter was a retired elementary school teacher in Somerville for over 35 years. After retirement Peter would volunteer at the Medford Historical Society and he also volunteered teaching the Medford school children about the Civil War, a field that Peter could tell you about without blinking an eye. He just enjoyed the Civil War having read almost every book that was written. He also served in the Army National Guard. Son of the late Francis and Henrietta Escott. Beloved husband of Janet M. (Cafasso) for over 47 years. Dear and devoted father of Michael P. and his fiance’ Susan Clark of Chelsea and Peter F. of Everett. Devoted brother of Francis Escott and his wife,
Antoinette of CT,Ann Escotto fNH and the late Patricia Escott. Loving Papa of Duke P. Escott. Dear brother-in-law of Frederick and Louise Cafasso of Everett. Peter is also survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Peter’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) EVERETT, Thursday, Feb. 6 from 4-7 p.m. His funeral will be from the funeral home on Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett, at 10 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in Peter’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 would be sincerely appreciated. Late member of the Somerville Teachers’ Union and Knights of Columbus. Parking with attendants on duty.