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Obituary for Peter V. Austin

May 9, 2020
Rockland, Massachusetts


Peter Val Austin, 72, of Rockland passed away on Saturday, May 9th, 2020, after a long, hard fought battle with cancer.

Peter was born in Quincy, and grew up in Abington. He was the son of Seymour and Margaret "Denny" Austin. He graduated from Abington High School in the class of 1965, and Massasoit Community College with a degree in Fire Science. He became a proud member of The Abington Fire Department in 1966. He retired as Captain in 2003 after 37 years of dedicated service. He was also a registered E.M.T. He loved hunting and fishing trips with his buddies and was a member of the Seaside Club in Plymouth. He was a supporter of the M.a.D. Dancers of Marie Little Austin's School of Dance in Rockland. He was also a big support of the Massachusetts State Lottery!

Pete is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Marie Little Austin, and his three sons, Peter V Austin and his wife Sharlene, Marc R Austin and his wife Kathleen, and Ryan P Austin and his wife Courtney, all of Rockland. Also survived by two granddaughters, Shandi and Colette. Also survived by his step grandson Josh Morrison, his brothers, Michael Austin of Whitman, Val Austin of Hanson, and sisters Nancy Weatherwax of Orlando, Florida and Susan Austin Burns of East Bridgewater. Also survived by the close family of Aunt Lorrayne Paolucci and Uncle Bob Perry, Richard and Edna Little, and best friend and brother-in-law of Tom and Dianne Banks, and uncle of Greg Banks. Survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services at this time will be private due to Covid-19. We will celebrate his life with friends and family at a later date.

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Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home

135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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