George E. Kerivan, 73

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Hudson – George E. “Scrapper” Kerivan, 73, died on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 at UMass Memorial Healthcare, University Campus in Worcester, from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He leaves his wife of 36 years, Ann M. (Johnson) Kerivan of Hudson.

Born and raised in Newton, son of the late A. Paul and Alice E. (Faulkner) Kerivan, he attended local schools and was a graduate of Newton High School. He resided in Waltham for a short time before moving to Hudson in 1978.

Mr. Kerivan was employed as a manager for the Raytheon Company in Waltham for 37 years, retiring in 1993. He was currently employed as a delivery driver for Papa Gino's restaurant in Marlborough for the past 10-plus years.

He was very active in youth sports, and spent his spare time as a volunteer coach with the Hudson Youth baseball, basketball and soccer programs. He was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his two sons, Christopher G. Kerivan of Hudson and Shawn E. Kerivan of Hudson. He is also survived by his two granddaughters, Alexandra and Sydney Kerivan; several nieces and nephews; and many friends. He was the brother of the late Paul A. Kerivan.

Mr. Kerivan's wishes were for family and friends to gather for a celebration of his life, which will be held Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Riverside Gun Club, 16 Wilkins St., Hudson. A private family burial will take place in Vermont at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home of Hudson.