George Shamma, age 69, of Duxbury, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, November 9th at the Forest View Nursing Home in Wareham. Devoted husband of the late Deborah (Killion) Shamma. Loving father of Karen Walton and her late husband Stephen of Appleton, ME, Susan Sullivan and her husband Quinlan of Kingston, Charles Chip Shamma of Duxbury, Allyson Shamma of Duxbury, and David Shamma of Duxbury. He is also survived by his siblings Louise Paparella and her husband Victor of FL and Wareham, Robert Shamma and his wife Alice of FL, Diane Testa and her husband Richard of Hanson, Laurie Leitao of Wareham, brother-in-law Julio Leitao of Plymouth, Teresa Jordan and her husband John of Hanson, best friend and mother of 3 of his children Marie Fontaine and her husband Paul of Plymouth, 4 grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Born in Boston on October 23, 1944, son of the late Charles and Beatrice (LaPlante) Shamma. He grew up in Savin Hill Dorchester, and went on to work as a radio broadcaster for WATD, WPLM, and WROL, CEO of Most Medical Transcription, and owner of Duxbury Bay Shellfish. George was a President of the Duxbury JCs, member of the Duxbury Republican Party, and member of the Duxbury Housing Committee. A visitation will be held at the Cartmell Funeral Home, 150 Court St., Plymouth on Thursday, November 14th from 4 till 7 p.m. A service will be held at the funeral home the following day at 11 a.m. Burial will take place in Mayflower Cemetery in Duxbury. Donations in Georges memory may be made to
, PO Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101. For more info and online guestbook please visit www. cartmellfuneralhome.com
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Cartmell Funeral Home Inc
150 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Published in Old Colony Memorial from Nov. 12 to Nov. 19, 2013