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John Chadwick


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John Chadwick Obituary
John Slocum Chadwick, 68, of West Dover, VT, died Sunday May 13th in Esperanza , P.R. of natural causes. John was born in Boston, MA on May 26th, 1949 to Noel and Helen (Brewer) Chadwick. He grew up in Plymouth, MA, where he fell in love with sailing and the ocean, and graduated High School in 1968. He attended the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA, graduating in 1970 with an associates degree in civil and highway engineering. Shortly after graduating, he moved to Dover, VT. Over the following decades, he became a respected businessman in Dover, first starting John Chadwick, Inc. excavating and trucking, and later Mount Snow Motors. He was the consummate hard worker, and could always be found at the shop or around town running some piece of equipment. For two decades he vacationed on the tiny Puerto Rican island of Vieques, where he enjoyed relaxing on the beach and reading. In his free time he also enjoyed skiing and golf. John is survived by his beloved Marjorie (Kitsy) Mayo of Duxbury, MA, his two daughters Heather Lee Chadwick, of Richmond, VT, Melissa Chadwick Walker of Stratton, VT, sons in-law Matthew Aiken Dyer of Richmond, VT, and Boomer Ryan Walker of Stratton, VT, his grandchildren, Mckenzie Faith Walker, Noah Brewer Chadwick-Dyer, Maggie Noel Walker, and Ethan Everett Chadwick-Dyer, his brother Robert Chadwick of Vail, CO, and Aunt Alice Brewer of Hingham MA. Services will be held at 2:30PM, Saturday, June 2nd at the family cottage, 7 Stephens Lane, Plymouth, MA, with a reception to follow. There will be a Memorial celebration on Saturday, June 30th in Dover, VT, time and location TBA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Vieques Love at www.gofundme.com/ viequeslove to support the rebuilding of Vieques after Hurricane Maria.
Published in Old Colony Memorial from May 26 to June 6, 2018
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