Mr. Paul J. Guyer, 59, of Gloucester, passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2016, in Lahey Clinic Burlington after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Dorothy A. “Dot” (Munroe) Guyer with whom he shared 37 years of marriage.
Paul was born September 14, 1957, in Gloucester, son of the late Donald George Guyer and Theresa (Hagan) Saunders. He was a lifelong resident of Gloucester and attended Gloucester High School.
He worked his entire career on the Gloucester Waterfront and retired as a Warehouseman from Allied Cold Storage. He previously worked for North Atlantic Fish.
Paul was a very simple loving man who enjoyed spending time with his family. He also enjoyed playing darts, hunting and fishing.
In addition to his loving wife, Dot, Paul is survived by his two daughters, Jamie Lee and Kelly A. Guyer, both of Gloucester; his brothers and sisters, George Guyer of Gloucester, Mary Dennis of Rockport, Kathy MacKillop and her husband, Dennis of Gloucester, Scott Guyer and his wife, Deborah of Swampscott, Donald Guyer of Arizona, Beatrice Saunders of Rockport, and Manuel J. “Bucky” Saunders, Jr. and his wife, Mary of Gloucester; his mother-in-law, Carolyn Munroe of Gloucester; his brother-in-law, Reginald “Butch” Munroe of Gloucester; his sister-in-law, Carolyn Curley and her husband, Mike of Gloucester; his best friend, Wayne Carr of Oklahoma; and his God mother, Evelyn Sears of Gloucester. He is also survived by his three God children, Roger Saunders, Jolene Carr Baldwin and Lianna Odum, as well as many nieces, nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his step-father, Manuel J. “Mousey” Saunders, Sr.; his sister, Donna Guyer; as well as his father-in-law, Reginald Munroe, Sr., and his God father, Adolf Dennis.
There will be a Celebration of Paul’s Life on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the Fraternity Club on Webster Street in Gloucester from 1 to 4 p.m. Family and friends are respectfully invited. Donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 125 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130. For online condolences and register book, please visit .
Arrangements are under the direction of the Pike-Newhall Funeral Home, 61 Middle St., Gloucester.