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In Loving Memory of Brother Horace G. Shearer

Horace Gilbert Shearer passed away on July 11, 2019 at home surrounded by family and loved ones. Horace was born November 29, 1928 to Charles and Marguerite (DeForest) Shearer. He was raised in Roxbury and spent summers working at his family’s cottage at Oaks Bluff on Martha’s Vineyard. He joined the U.S. Army at the end of WWII and served in Seattle, Washington and Washington, D.C.

Brother Shearer have been a longtime support of our Paul Robeson Institute thru his leadership at the Sea & Surf Anglers Club (Boston-Bermuda). Brother Shearer will be greatly missed.

Family and friends are invited to attend a visiting with Family, on Wednesday, July 17, from 6 – 8 pm at the Joseph Russo Funeral Home, 814 American Legion Highway, Roslindale. Funeral Services, Thursday, July 18, at 10 am at the United House of Prayer, 206 Seaver Street, Dorchester. The Committal will be in Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Concerned Black Men of Massachusetts, 136 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA 02119 for the Horace Shearer Memorial Youth Fishing Trip.

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