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Peter M. Gaff, Sr., 80, husband of the late Kitty F. (Nault) Gaff, passed away October 31, 2017 at Lawrence General Hospital with his loving family by his side.
Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Mary B. (Corbin) Gaff. Raised and educated in Lynn, he attended Lynn Public Schools. Peter was baptized at the St. Rose of Lima Church in Chelsea on January 3, 1937. At the age of 18 he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served his country honorably during the Korean War. He was a versatile man, working many professions over the years. Peter was a plumber, a truck driver for National Freight, an employee at Borden Chemical in North Andover and a night watchman at Canobie Lake Park until his retirement. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Chelsea. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Peter is survived by his children, Glenn R. Gaff; Scott Gaffand his wife, Jennifer; Deborah A. Gaff; Donna M. Poissant and her husband, Richard; Bonnie M. Fritschy and her husband, Kevin, Kimberly Ann Payan and her husband, Leskuin; his siblings, Robert Gaff, Bernham Gaff and his wife, Sharon; Donna Whitney and her husband, Thomas; sister-in-law, Winifred Nault; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife he was predeceased by his son, Peter M. Gaff, Jr., brother Vincent Gaff, sister Lois Rosetti and sister-in-law, Anita Gaff.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Monday, November 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Funeral services will be in the funeral home at 12 p.m. Burial will follow in Atkinson Cemetery, Main Street, Atkinson, N.H. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com.
Published on  November 3, 2017
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