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Alexander "Sandy" Ayer Sr.

d. October 5, 2017

Alexander “Sandy” Ayer Sr., age 80, a longtime resident of Cohasset, MA, died on October 5, 2017. Sandy was raised and educated in Weston, Ma. Shortly after graduating from high school, he joined the Navy and once discharged from the Navy, went on to graduate from Boston University. Sandy was married to his beloved wife, Alison, for 57 years and was a longtime member of the Cohasset Country Club. Sandy volunteered his time with the Boy Scouts, acting as headmaster of his troop and will be remembered as a gregarious man who enjoyed his family and grandchildren.

Sandy is survived by his beloved wife Alison Ayer (Gibson) of S. Weymouth, his loving children John Ayer and his wife Debby of Sudbury, Alexander Ayer Jr. and his wife Durene of Old Tappan, NJ, and Jillian Bennis and her husband Michael of Hingham. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren Jennifer, Jackson, Catherine, Sydney, Grace, and Madison.

Funeral services for Sandy are in the care of C. C. Shepherd Funeral Home located in S. Weymouth, MA and will be private. To leave a message for the family please visit or call 781-337-0050. Donations in memory of Sandy may be made to Lucy’s Love Bus PO Box 464 Amesbury, MA 01913 for more information on this organization please visit

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