OBITUARY: John J. Pilcher, 71

WILMINGTON, MA — John J. Pilcher, age 71, of Wilmington, died peacefully on April 28, 2017.

John was the beloved husband of Dorothy “Dotty” (Hersom) Pilcher, devoted father of John J. Pilcher, Jr. & companion Carmen Pugliese and Michael P. Pilcher all of Wilmington, Darlene (Pilcher) Callahan & husband Matthew of Billerica, and Ryan R. Pilcher & wife Kerry of Tewksbury. Loving “Papa” of Matthew, Abby, Jake, Allie, Johnny, Troy and Harley. Cherished son of the late Thomas C. and Eleanor (Selig) Pilcher, dear brother of Thomas C. Pilcher, Jr. of California, Ann Pilcher of Wilmington, the late Eleanor O’Leary, Jimmy Pilcher and Michael Pilcher. Brother-in-law of Elaine & Stanley Ashdown, Nancy Brennick, Marie & Tom Pote all of Wilmington, the late Richard and John Hersom. John is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

John proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.

Family and friends will gather for Graveside Services with Military Honors on Tuesday, May 2nd at 1:00 p.m. in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington, MA.

In lieu of flowers donations in John’s memory may be made to American Gold Star Mothers, Inc., Dept. of MA/RI, P.O. Box 174, Princeton, MA 01541-0174.

John J. Pilcher
John J. Pilcher

(NOTE: The above obituary is from Nichols Funeral Home.)

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