GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

November 28, 2012

Roland E. Wass, 69


Hamilton — Roland Ernest “Rollie” Wass, 69, of Hamilton, formerly of Rockport, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2012.

Born in Gloucester on July 2, 1943, he was the son of Arvilla G. (Sadler) Wass of Rockport and the late Richard A. Wass.

For many years, Rollie enjoyed working the gardening and learning to grow vegetables and flowers. As a young boy, he enjoyed bowling with his father at the Willow Rest.

Rollie was very kind hearted and loving and will be dearly missed by family and friends.

In addition to his mother Arvilla, he is survived by his sister, Beverly Metcalf of Texas and her late husband, James; nephews and nieces, David Metcalf and wife, Donna, Sharon Bostick and husband, Paul, James Metcalf and wife, Julia, John Metcalf and wife, Benita; cousins, Ernest Sadler Jr., Evelyn Melei; and many great nieces and great nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: A graveside service will be held in Locust Grove Cemetery, Gloucester, on Friday, November 30 at 11:30 a.m. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend.

A visiting hour will precede the graveside service on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Burgess & Mackey Funeral Home, 201 Main Street, Rockport.

For online condolences, please visit burgessandmackeyfuneralhome.com.