Peter Trespas of Yarmouth Port, Mass., formerly of Andover, passed away December 2, from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was 89.
Born in West Warren, Mass., Mr. Trespas enlisted in the U.S. Navy after high school and served from 1946 to 1948 on the destroyer USS McKean in the waters off Japan and China.
After the service, he earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Connecticut, which launched him on a long and successful career in advertising and marketing with companies in the Boston area. He retired from Bank of America in Manchester, N.H., where he was vice president of marketing.
After retirement he worked for the U.S. Census Bureau and was on the board of the Lowell Quilt Museum. He was a communicant and volunteer at St. Augustine's church in Andover, where he and his family lived for 30 years.
He had a love of outdoor activities, especially skiing; opera and the theater, travel, and good food, which he shared with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Paula; a daughter, Emily Trespas of Andover; and a son, Timothy Trespas of Brooklyn, N.Y.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Pius X church in South Yarmouth at 11 a.m. on December 19. There will be no calling hours and burial will be private.
Published on December 5, 2017