John G. Fraser III, lifelong resident of Everett, passed away Friday morning, October 9, 2020 at the Katzman Family Center for Living in Chelsea.
He was 81 years of age.
Born and raised in Everett, he was the son of the late John G. Fraser, Jr. and Olga J. (Flight) Fraser. John attended Everett Public Schools and graduated from Everett High School, Class of 1958. After high school he attended Fisher Junior College in Boston. John enlisted into the US Air Force on October 3, 1960. He was honorably discharged on September 29, 1964. In 2007 John retired from the Commonwealth of MA after he dedicated 27 years of service as a tax examiner. John also worked as a Sales Representative for Converse Rubber for 12 years. He was an active member of his community. John was a long time member of the Glendale Methodist Church in Everett and he was also a member of the Boy Scouts of America Troop #720 for 15 years.
He enjoyed being a Scout Leader for a number of years. John was also a 54 year Master Mason of the Mt. Vernon-Galilean Lodge. He was very proud to be a Mason and a Veteran, however the greatest joy in his life were his grandchildren. He loved spending time with them and watching them grow. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
John is the devoted husband of Nancy J. (Mayo) Fraser, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Beloved father of John G. Fraser IV and his wife Michelle, Jeffrey G. Fraser and his wife Stacey, all of Everett. Brother of the late Douglas G. Fraser. Also lovingly survived by 3 grandchildren, Kayla M. Fraser, Christian J. and Avery L. Fraser, all of Everett.
Funeral services were conducted at the Glendale United Methodist Church in Everett on Monday, October 12 at 12:00 Noon. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Carafa Family Funeral Home in Chelsea. Donations in John’s memory may be made to the Glendale United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 151 Glendale St., Everett, MA 02149. We encourage family and friends to visit http://www.carafafuneralhome.com to offer condolences at this time by means of the online guest book or to send a personalized sympathy card.