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Friends to remember Henry Peper at services in Antigua, Boston

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Sailor and chemist Henry Peper Jr., 94, died at his home in Marblehead, Mass., on Feb. 24.

He is described as a passionate sailor who made Antigua his winter home, according to a press release from the Antigua Yacht Club.

Mr. Peper had a long career with Gillette and was its writing instruments head of research and development. He also served on a U.S. Navy construction battalion during World War II.

Henry Peper
May 18, 1922-Feb. 24, 2017

His sailing background included regattas on International One Designs and Rhodes 19s. He participated in the TransPac as well as the Rolex Cup, Antigua Sailing Week and Antigua Classic Regatta on S/Y Mariella and S/Y Caccia a la Volpe.

Mr, Peper most recently lived on his sailboat, Magic, a Gulfstar 40, and he spent winters sailing the Caribbean.

A celebration of life will be held at Antigua Yacht Club on Saturday (April 1) at 3:30 p.m. Another service is scheduled at the Boston Yacht Club on May 26. Donations may be made in his memory at Pleon Yacht Club, Marblehead (01945) (www.pleon.org).

Click here to read more about Mr. Peper.

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