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John F. "Jack" Ketterer

December 10, 2021


John “Jack” F. Ketterer of Plymouth, formerly of Scituate passed away on Friday, December 10th, 2021. Beloved and loving husband of Charlene A. (Newcomb) Ketterer. Devoted and loving father of Wendy Ketterer of Rockland, Robin A. Dummer and husband William of Scituate, Chris Ketterer and wife Maureen of Plymouth and Jay F. Ketterer of Onset. Loving son of the late John F. Ketterer and the late Grace V. (Oliver) Ketterer. Loving and cherished grandfather of Melissa Marshall, Tracie Scavongelli, Alyce Marshall Haldoupis, Kristen D. Sargent, Sean C. Ketterer, Corey A. Ketterer, Danielle Schneck, Jenna Ketterer and Dylan Ketterer and great-grandfather of Logan, Michael, Amara and Makaya.

John was a Proud US Navy Veteran , graduate of Boston University and Sargent College with a degree in physical therapy. John started his career at Bay State Physical Therapy rehab at Mass General Hospital. He then worked for 35 years at Harvard University Health Services where he was head of physical therapy and was also a trainer for many of the Harvard University sports teams. He finished his career in his hometown of Scituate with McGill and Gardner physical therapy. John was active in many of the local youth sports and Boys Scouts of America. John was a proud member of The American Legion Post 144 of Scituate MA.

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, Dec. 19th from 4-7PM at the McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home- 1 Summer Street, COHASSET. A Celebration of life will be held on Monday, Dec. 20th at 11AM directly in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers remembrances in Jack’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association at and the Wounded Warriors Foundation at 

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December 19, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Celebration of Life
December 20, 2021

11:00 AM
McNamara - Sparrell Funeral Service
One Summer Street
Cohasset, MA 02025

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