Kenneth A. Quint Wayrynen

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Kenneth A. "Quint" Wayrynen

June 15, 1955 - December 10, 2018

Kenneth A. Quint Wayrynen Rockport, MA - Kenneth A. “Quint” Wayrynen, 63, of Rockport, Mass., passed away in Care One at Essex Park in Beverly, on Monday, December 10, 2018, after a battle with cancer, with brother Mike and friends at his side. Kenneth was born in Gloucester, Mass., on June 15, 1955, the son of the late Walter and Charlotte E. (Goodick) Wayrynen. He was a graduate of Rockport High School with the class of 1973. Quint started lobstering with his brother Mike back in 1967, hauling lobster traps and also working with his dad in his masonry business. When his dad retired in the early 1980s he took over the business, “Wayrynen Brothers Mason Contractors Trucking and Excavation.” He enjoyed traveling up to New Hampshire and Maine on his deer hunting expeditions, and he was an exceptional hunter. In his down time he loved following NASCAR on the TV. Quint was a quiet man and a real hard worker; this is where his Finnish heritage shown through. He also plowed snow on Route 128 for the State for over 45 years. He will be missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his brother Mike of Rockport; his Uncle John “Jussi” Wayrynen; and many aunts, cousins, and friends, and a big thank you to all. He was predeceased by his aunt Louise Goodick; and cousin Charles Wayrynen.
In keeping with his conveyed wishes there are no visiting hours and his service and burial will be held privately. Arrangements are made by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester, MA. Online condolences may be given at
Published on December 12, 2018
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8 posts

Allan White
Dec 25, 2018
Our condolences to Wayrynen family, Kenny was such a nice guy.
From plowing snow, hauling asphalt ,to haveing a drink Friday night's up the garage he will be missed.
Tim Wonson
Dec 15, 2018
Deepest sympathy to the Wayrynen family.Pigeon Cove and Rockport won't be the same without Quint,He was one of a kind.
Kevin Day
Dec 14, 2018
Building huts with fireplaces and sleeping out in them. And going to the beaches.
Beth Wonson
Dec 14, 2018
Deepest sympathy. This obituary is a fitting tribute. Beth
Dana Salo
Dec 13, 2018
To the entire Wayrynen family, please accept my deepest sympathies. Quint was a good man and a good Covah. I'm sorry he had to go so young. I wish I could share one more funny quip with him.
Dawn Berkander
Dec 13, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Fond memories.
Sonny Favaloro
Dec 12, 2018
Quint you will be sadly missed by many . I will always remember our hunting expeditions in the Cove and dog town . Until we meet again .
Peter Cross
Dec 12, 2018
So sorry Michael for your loss, Quint was a special person and friend
I’m glad we had a chance to talked in Peabody the last couple of months
RIP Quint