Vincent J. Pekarski
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Methuen, MA - Vincent Pekarski, 86, passed away peacefully at his Methuen home on February 8, 2020. He was surrounded by loved ones while watching, for one last time, game 4 of the 2004 World Series.
Born in Lawrence on March 19, 1933, he was a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan and a cribbage champion.
A graduate of Central Catholic High School, Vincent enlisted in the U.S. Navy at age 17 and was honorably discharged in 1954. Following, he worked in real estate and was a longtime resident of the Philadelphia area before returning home to Massachusetts, which he always called "God's Country," at age 75.
Vincent will be remembered for his great sense of humor, his warm, loving heart and his enthusiasm for traveling.
Vincent is predeceased by wife, Susanne (Beseras Pekarski) of 36 years and wife Maureen (Sullivan Blanchette), his high school sweetheart with whom he reconnected after 50 years apart, as well as brother, Bill, sisters Mary, Bernice, and Rosalie.
He is survived by six children, Robert, Karen, Richard, Ronald, Jennifer and Theodore, and many adoring grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Friends and relatives are cordially invited to calling hours on Feb. 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury Street, Lawrence. His funeral service will immediately follow at 1:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home. Burial will be private. For online condolences and other information please visit
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to All Care VNA, Hospice & Home Care, whose compassionate nurses made Vincent's final months at home as comfortable as possible. They can be found at 210 Market Street, Lynn, MA 01901,
Published on February 13, 2020


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Marge Pekarski
Feb 14, 2020
I'm so glad that i had the privilege to have had such a loving wonderful father-in-law. He was the bestā¤
Dee Wolintos
Feb 13, 2020
Sending my sympathies, love and friendship to Bob, Karen, Ricky and Ron and family. Thank you Vince for being a great role model, business mentor and friend to my husband, Toes who thought the world of you. Rest in Peace. Dee Wolintos