BUGBEE, E. John, of Falmouth, died on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, of complications from Alzheimer's. Born an only child in 1935 in Springfield, MA, he attended North Park College and the American International College, graduating with a master’s degree in Biology. After being drafted and serving in the Army, he became a founding faculty member of Springfield Technical Community College, where he taught chemistry from 1967-2003. John retired to Falmouth, where he pursued various interests. A regular of the Falmouth Sports Center, John could be spotted most days multi-tasking his way through his interests in weight lifting, reading, and crossword-puzzle solving.
John is survived by his wife, Elsa Cressotti-Bugbee, and his sons, Timothy and Shaun Bugbee, Matthew Cressotti, six grandchildren (Ian, Aiden, Miles, Otis, Julia, and Elsa), and one great-granddaughter, Harley.
Visiting hours will be held from 4-7pm on Tuesday, Nov. 12th at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 584 West Falmouth Hwy (Route 28A), in WEST FALMOUTH. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Wednesday, Nov. 13th at St. Patrick Church, 511 Main Street, Falmouth. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org).