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Donald Q. Sears

June 29, 2021

U.S. Veteran

Funeral Service: Wednesday, July 7th 10:00 a.m. Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton

Interment: Wednesday, July 7th 2:30 p.m.  Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne

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Donald Quentin Sears, 95, of Hopkinton, passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. Born in Newton, he was the son of the late Edith (Hubbard) and Chester Hunt Sears. He was the beloved husband of 68 years to Margaret “Peg”(Schermerhorn) Sears of Hopkinton. Don and Peg raised their family in Wellesley, then resided in Holliston for 9 years before retiring in Yarmouthport on Cape Cod for 23 years. Donald was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard University. He served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. Don was District Sales Manager at General Motors for 36 years, until his retirement in 1985.

Don and Peg loved to travel in the U.S. and Canada visiting National Parks in their motor home. Don loved family visits, enjoyed woodworking, photography and was an avid golfer, whose favorite golf courses were the Nehoiden and the Kings Way Golf Courses.

Besides his wife, Donald is survived by his children, Jane Sears Pierce and her partner Daniel Goodwin of Holliston, Laura Sears Brady and her husband, Paul Francis Brady Jr. of Eastham, Margaret Lynne “Mardy” Sears and her husband Venkatesh Gopal of Evanston, IL. He also leaves behind his sister, Carol Veum and her husband, James of Franklin; grandchildren, Christopher Donald Pierce and his wife, Amanda Elizabeth of Blackstone, Sarah Jane Pierce of Wrentham, Ashwin Sears Gopal of Evanston, IL, and great granddaughter Penelope Elizabeth Pierce of Blackstone; as well as many nieces and nephews.  He is predeceased by his siblings, Richard, Douglas and Bruce Sears. 

The family would like to thank the many nurses and aides who cared for Dad over the past year.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 7th at 10:00 a.m. at Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com Interment will take place the same day at 2:30p.m. at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Don’s name to The American Heart Association at www.heart.org