Braintree – Ernest S. Post Jr., 93, passed away on October 25, 2020. He was the beloved husband of the late Theresa E. Post for 60 years. He is also survived by his nieces and nephew; Paula Jean O’Neill, Patricia O'Neill, John O'Neill, Maureen O’Neill, grand niece Forest O’Neill Greenberg and 2 loving cats; Mittens and Maxine. Ernest was born and lived in Roslindale, MA until moving to Braintree 61 years ago. He was a graduate of Roslindale High School, Class of 1943. He retired from The Peggy Lawton Baking Co. where he was employed for almost 30 years.
Ernie served proudly in the US Army Infantry. During WWII he served 34 months in the Pacific and then in Korea for over 4 years. After the war, until present, he was a member of the Morrisette Post #294 in Quincy.
Ernie and Theresa had a passion for traveling. They took numerous cruises and land tours throughout the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. They also enjoyed trips closer to home sponsored by the Braintree COA, of which they were avid members.
Music, particularly singing, was Ernie’s other passion. For decades he sang with the Belles and Beaux singing group. Closer to home he enjoyed yard work and gardening.
Ernie will always be remembered for his warm smile and engaging personality. Visiting Hour will be on Friday, October 30th from 10 to 11a.m at the Peck Funeral Home 516 Washington St. in Braintree,MA followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:30 at St Francis of Assisi Parish in Braintree. Burial will follow at Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree.
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