Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
John H Draper, III

John H. Draper, III, age 80 of Canton passed away suddenly August 10th. Born in Norwood, he was a lifelong resident of Canton. He graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover and Trinity College in Harford, CT. John went on to serve in the United States Navy and graduated from Naval Submarine School in Groton, CT. He was the President of Draper Brothers Company in Canton for many years before retiring. John was also a longtime member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee at the Bank of Canton, a Member and Past President of the Board of Trustees of the Norwood Hospital and a Member and Past Director of AIM (Associated Industries of Massachusetts). In his free time, John enjoyed spending time with his family, kayaking, hiking and spending time in Florida.
Beloved husband of Pauline K. (Knowles). Father of James A. Draper and his wife Susan of Duxbury, John H. Draper, IV and his partner Bonnie Ferro of Burlington, VT, and Cynthia K. Hatfield and her husband John of E. Bridgewater. Grandfather of Jacqueline, Samantha, & Cameron Draper and Jack, Mary, Thomas, Lydia, Peter, and Andrew Hatfield. Brother of Jane Weadock of OR, Benjamin Draper of PA, Ellen Carey of FL and Paul Draper of ME. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Friday 4-7 pm. Funeral service and burial private. Veteran United States Navy. Donations may be made in his memory to the Canton Historical Society, 1400 Washington St. Canton, MA 02021.
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455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021