Maurice M. McEvoy, 89, of Hyannis died at his home on July 14.
Known to his friends as “Red” and to his family as “Chief,” he leaves family in Sandwich.
Mr. McEvoy was born in Brighton. He was married to Rose Crowley McEvoy for 68 years.
In 1972, he moved to Cape Cod, where he undertook many entrepreneurial endeavors. In 2000, he purchased the Hyannis railroad station, which he leased out to the Cape Cod Central Railroad and a convenience store. He also bought the old Patriot Press building in Hyannis in August 2010.
Outside of work, Mr. McEvoy was an avid antique car enthusiast.
In addition to his wife, Mr. McEvoy leaves his five children, Kevin McEvoy of Hyannis, Dennis McEvoy and Michael McEvoy, both of Quincy, and Peggy McEvoy and Marianne McEvoy, both of Sandwich. He also leaves 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and many other family members.
A private service for family members will be held on Saturday, July 19, at 10 AM at Doane, Beale & Ames Funeral Home, 160 West Main Street, Hyannis.
A funeral Mass will immediately follow at 11 AM at Saint Francis Xavier Church, 347 South Street, Hyannis.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Champ House/Housing For All, 82 School St., Hyannis, MA 02601.