Donald H. Seiffert
October 21, 2017
Donald H. Seiffert, 78, of Rockport, passed away in the Addison Gilbert
Hospital, Gloucester, on Saturday, October 21, 2017, after battling a rare
disease, Amyloidosis. Don graduated from Malden High School and enrolled at
Wentworth Institute where he obtained his Associateís degree in mechanical
engineering. Upon his retirement in 1994, he moved to Rockport and fulfilled
his dream of living by the ocean. He quickly became involved in the
community, serving as a member of the Thacher Island Association, member of
the Granite Pier committee and the manager of Granite Pier, and later, a
member of the Harbor Advisory committee. Concurrently, his love of the sea
led him to sailing and sailboat racing with friends from Sandy Bay Yacht
Club and Eastern Point Yacht Club. When he wasnít on the water his interest
turned to researching and collecting historical items. He is survived by his
son, Richard Seiffert of Hermosa Beach, California.
Donís visiting hours will be held in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington
St., Gloucester, MA, on Wednesday, November 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. Family and
friends are invited. In keeping with Donís wishes there will not be any
service and his burial will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Donaldís memory to a
charity of oneís choice. Online condolences may be given at www.greelyfuneralhome.com.