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Arthur P. Mapes

July 17, 1935 - October 29, 2023


Obituary For Arthur P. Mapes

Peabody – Arthur P. Mapes 88, beloved husband of Constance (Boutet) Mapes, died Sunday, October 29, 2023 at the North Shore Medical Center-Salem Hospital.

Born in Biddeford, Maine, he was the son of the late George E. and Beryl (Scammon) Mapes. He was a graduate of Thornton Academy in Saco, Maine.

Mr. Mapes had owned and operated the Candy House in Chelmsford for the past thirty eight years along with his family.

A resident of Peabody for the past fifty-three years, he was a member and past president of the N.E.R.C.A and past board of director member of the R.C.I. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his wife, with whom he shared seventy years of marriage, he is survived by two sons, Brian Mapes and his wife, Jacki of Peabody and Michael Mapes of Peabody, a daughter, Kimberly Burke and her husband, Michael of Peabody, eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren, a brother, Ronald D. Mapes and his wife, Barbara of NH. He was also the father of the late Susan Mapes and brother of the late George E. Mapes Jr.

ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral services will be private. Arrangements by the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215 or to the charity of one’s choice.

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  • 11/07/2023

    Connie Cherie and I are so sorry to hear of Art's passing. We will always treasure the good times we shared at RCI events. Cherie and Gerhard

  • 11/07/2023

    Farewell good candy friend🙏🙏 Connie, sorry to hear of your losses, both Art and Susan🥰🥰 "HUGS"!!! Mrs. Don Hurt (PAM)

  • 11/02/2023

    Brother Arthur I will always remember the good times we had playing ball in the summer growing up. Years have passed by so quickly. I will miss not coming to see you at the Candy Store and buy the best candy there is. God has taken you home to his house where there is no more pain for ever more. May you Rest In Peace my Brother....Ronnie, Barbie and family.

  • 11/02/2023

    To Connie and family, we were so sorry to hear of Arthur's passing, He was a special man in a special industry and he will be missed by all of us who knew him. Mary and I send our deepest condolences. John O'Keefe

  • 11/02/2023

    Pop you will always be in our hearts and prayers! Love ya! ❤️ Tony, Karlyne, Nino and Kimberly Furnari

  • 11/02/2023

    So sorry to hear! I will always remember our days of packing holiday candy with the Mapes and Wronkowski kids! Love and hugs to all! Karen Gratiano

  • 11/02/2023

    Dad, You will always be in our hearts. Rest easy. Love, Brian and Jackie XOXO

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