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Glover "Peter" Preble Jr.
January 22, 1934 - November 06, 2023
Obituary For Glover "Peter" Preble Jr.
Marblehead – Glover “Peter” Preble Jr. 89, beloved husband of Joyce (St. Pierre) Preble, died Monday, November 6, 2023 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his family.
Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Glover B. Sr. and Lillie E. (Cutler) Preble. He was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School and attended Northeastern University.
An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Naval Reserves.
Mr. Preble had been employed for many years as a police officer for the Marblehead Police Department and at the time of his retirement he held the rank of Sergeant and Detective. He had also owned and operated the former Salem Harley Davidson on Bridge St. in Salem, MA for twenty-eight years. As a young man he had worked as a draftsman for the General Electric Company in Lynn.
Following his retirement, Mr. Preble worked for the Council on Aging in Marblehead and also as a crossing guard for the Town of Marblehead.
A resident of Marblehead for over fifty years, he was a member and past Master of the Philanthropic Masonic Lodge in Marblehead, past president of the Blue Knights, a past Grand Master of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and a longtime supporter of the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center in Saugus.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Drew Preble and his wife, Janelle of Wakefield and Gavin Preble and his wife, Kristie of Medford, a daughter, Laura Ferreira and her husband, Troy Fairchild of Melbourne, FL, ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: Memorial visiting hours will be held at the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, Saturday, November 18, 2023 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, 209 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906. For directions and online guestbook please visit www.ccbfuneral.com.
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