John Pires, 80, of East Falmouth, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth. He was the husband of the late Catherine (Lopes) Pires. John was born in Falmouth the son of the late Jose and Mary (Silva) Pires.
He worked as a boat mechanic for Edwards Boatyard for more than 50 years.
John is survived by his sons, John Pires, Jr. and Ronald Pires, both of Falmouth. He was predeceased by his daughter, Karen Sandlin.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 29 at St. Patrick Church, 511 Main Street, Falmouth. Burial is private.