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George Traylor
March 27, 2024


George Traylor, 71, of West Roxbury, passed away on March 27, 2024. Beloved husband of Kelley (Keefe) Traylor. Devoted father of Kristyn Caparrotta and her husband Frank of Milton, Thomas Traylor and his wife Sarah of Hingham, Mary Heil and her husband Justin of Duxbury, and beloved dog, Poppy. Dear Brother of Tom Traylor and his wife Arlene of Hanover, Don Traylor and his wife Denise of Carver, Kathy McDermott and her husband David of Dedham, and Bob Traylor and his late wife Gail of NH. Loving grandfather of Mia and Lily Caparrotta, William and June Traylor, and Caroline, Jane, and Graham Heil. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

George grew up in Mission Hill, attended Boston Latin School, class of 1971, and Umass Amherst through 1973. In his career, George was a legislative aide to Representative Kevin W. Fitzgerald, representing Mission Hill and Jamaica Plain and a Massachusetts State House lobbyist serving healthcare clients including Boston City Hospital / Boston Medical Center.
George was known as a loyal and thoughtful friend to many, often going above and beyond to help others in times of need. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, relaxing on the beaches of Cape Cod and St Croix, and spending time with Kelley and his faithful dog, Poppy.

Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St., West Roxbury, on Wednesday, April 3rd at 8:30am. Followed by a Funeral Mass in the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, “Mission Church” at 10:00am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment Private. Visiting Hours, Tuesday, April 2nd from 3pm to 7pm in the Funeral Home.

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Gormley Funeral Service
2055 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132