John V. “Jack” Fein, 82 of Mashpee, formerly of Falmouth, Brockton, and Naples, FL, passed away peacefully at the JML Care Center in Falmouth on November 1, 2017 (All Saints Day). He was the beloved husband of Gertrude (Trudy) Fein and the son of the late Frank and Alice Fein.
Jack graduated from Boston Technical High School and obtained an associate’s degree in engineering from Northeastern University. He worked as a civil engineer with Whitman & Howard in Boston for several years until starting Brentwood Construction in 1969. He also owned and operated Chandler Construction in Hyannis from 1980-1995. He was a board member of the National Utility Contractors Association, member of the Knights of Columbus and a long time member of the Falmouth Men’s Club.
He loved to travel with his wife and family. He also enjoyed boating and fishing, watching Boston sports teams and enjoyed a good game of golf with his Cape buddies. His greatest enjoyment was his family. Jack was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be dearly missed by all who loved and knew him.
In addition to his loving wife Gertrude, Jack is survived by his four children, James Fein and wife Janette of Sagamore Beach, Stephen Fein and wife Piya of Songkhla, Thailand, Pamela Foti and husband Robert of Farragut, TN, Michael Fein and wife Rae Ann of Hanover and his brother William Fein of Weymouth. He is also survived by his seven beloved grandchildren, Thomas, Matthew, John, Nicholas, Benjamin, Sanda, Christopher and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held at the Chapman Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, 74 Algonquin Ave, (Rte. 151) Mashpee on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Christ the King Church, 3 Job’s Fishing Rd, Mashpee on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 10am. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Falmouth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St, Framingham, MA, 01701 or to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen St, 2nd Floor, Framingham, MA, 01701.