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William W. Jordan

Obituary for William W. Jordan

April 6, 1941 - July 24, 2017
Fort Myers, Florida | Age 76


William W. Jordan, 76 of Fort Myers, FL, formerly of Pembroke, MA, died suddenly on July 24, 2017. He was born in Cohasset, son of Leonard and Jeannette (Thompson) Jordan and was raised and educated in Marshfield. Bill's first love was wood crafting. He was a talented craftsman and was known as the "Wooden Chair Doctor" on the South Shore. He was involved in local government in Pembroke, MA where he served on the Planning Board as well as the Industrial Development Commission, a past member of the Pembroke Historical Society and was proud of his work in the restoration of the Pembroke Friends Meetinghouse. From 1982-1984 he served as President of the Pembroke Lions Club and in 1987 played an instrumental role in the building of the Harry M. Woods Memorial Bandstand for the towns 275th Anniversary Committee.

Bill lived in Ft. Myers, Florida for the last 20 years where he used his artistic talents as a shell designer. Bills shell art pocket watch pendants, along with his Sailors' Valentines and Shell Art Miniatures have been recognized as "Best in Show" awards in many prestigious shell art shows throughout New England.

He is survived by his daughters Jennifer J. Verre and her husband Philip of Plymouth and Rebecca J. Reppucci and her husband Michael of Wilmington. He was the brother of Leonard Jordan of S. Yarmouth and the grandfather of Rachel and Sara Reppucci.

His family would like to invite family and friends to join them as they celebrate his life at St. Thecla's Church, 145 Washington St. Pembroke on Friday, July 28, 2017, at 10:00 AM. After cremation, burial will be private. Memorial donations can be made to Town of Pembroke, Attn: Treasurers office, 100 Center St. Pembroke, Ma 02359, and please note with donation "to support the preservation of Harry Woods Memorial Bandstand"

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Rockland, MA 02370
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