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Peter R. Gay

June 15, 1942 — January 2, 2023

Stoughton

Peter R. Gay

Peter R. Gay, 80, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly, January 2, 2023 at the Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. Born in Stoughton, he was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a 1960 graduate of Stoughton High School. In 1966, he married Lucille P. Lochiatto, at St. James Church in Stoughton, and together they shared over 56 years of marriage and raised two beloved children. Peter was a skilled plumber and was a longtime employee of Deacon Plumbing in Stoughton. He retired at age 65. In 2021, Peter and Lucy moved to West Dennis to be closer to family. Peter enjoyed walking West Dennis Beach and watching football and looked forward to his annual Patriots home game with his son Peter. Peter was a member of the Sons of Italy in Stoughton. He enjoyed traveling with his wife and loved his cruises and trips to Ogunquit, ME, Florida, and Las Vegas. He also had special memories of his trip to Sicily. In his free time, he enjoyed spending time with his family. 

In addition to his wife Lucille P. Gay, he is survived by his two children, Peter J. Gay of Bridgewater and Jennifer L. Corna and her husband Christopher of West Dennis. He was predeceased by his daughter in law Ingrid Gay. He was the grandfather of Alexa Harvey and her husband James, Cameron Gay, and Elise Gay, and is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting Hours will be held at the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt. 27) Stoughton, on Monday, January 9th from 4-7PM. A Funeral Mass will be held the next day, Tuesday, January 10th at St. James Church, 560 Page Street, Stoughton at 10:30AM. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Peter’s name may be made to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital, 313 Washington St Ste 310, Newton, MA 02458.

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Visitation

Monday, January 9, 2023

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Mass

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

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Interment

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

Central St, Stoughton, MA 02072

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