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Travers, Wayne J., of Cambridge, April 29, 2020 at age 70.  Loving son of the late Vange (Botelho) and Arthur Travers Sr.  Beloved brother of Nancy Travers, Steven Travers and his late wife Lisa (Martin) Travers, the late Madeline Cappucci and her late husband Danny, the late Margaret Travassos and her late husband Humberto, the late Arthur Travers Jr., and the late Donna Travers. Cherished uncle of Daniel Cappucci and his wife Debbie, Donna McAvenia and her late husband Philip, Mark Travassos, Glenn Travassos and his wife Jaqueline. Colleen Cappucci, Steven Travers Jr., the late Shannon Travers Costa and her late husband Stephen Costa.  Adored great-uncle of Alissa McAvenia, Michaella Costa and her fiancée Eddie Rentas, Aubrey Cappucci and her fiancée Andrew Angerman, and Franklin Travassos.  Caring great-great uncle of Zoie and Zayn Rentas.  Also survived by many close and devoted friends.  

IN lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Wayne’s memory to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital,  313 Washington Street, Suite 310, Newton, MA 02458.  

All Services Will Be Private.   


Even though at this point and time it is nearly impossible to gather and mourn the loss of a loved one, it is still possible for families and friends to be supportive and compassionate. May we suggest you reach out by telephone, email, or perhaps mailing them a card or leaving your words of sympathy on the funeral home website?







# Nancy Rastellini 2020-04-30 21:36
Dear Nancy, My heart goes out to you and all that loved him, such a devastating loss of your Loving Brother Wayne. I still see him so clearly in our neighborhood during our childhood,,just hanging out having a great time!. He was always such a kind young man. Sending loving thoughts and prayers your way in hope to help get you through this most difficult time. I know how extremely close you have always been to one another, in time may the many, precious memories help to somewhat ease the pain. I am saddened deeply . With Sincere Sympathy, Nancy Rastellini
# Diane Barnes 2020-04-30 21:39
Wayne will be missed saying when saw him a and talking to him seeing him sitting in his s in his scooter down the hall my condolences to family and friends
RIP my friend you earn your angel wings
# ARTHUR DOVE 2020-04-30 22:09
To Wayne's family may he rest in peace as he lived his life. Regards to Navy and Steven.
# Tesley Utley 2020-04-30 22:43
Wayne, words can not describe your absence. You are the cornerstone of our little community. We will all make certain Zoie and Zayne know the kind and caring friend and Great Uncle you were.
Much love,
Tes Utley
# Helen & Kenny Munro 2020-04-30 23:01
Our deepest sympathy to the Travers family. Always remember fond memories of our younger years we hung out together. May he Rest In Peace in the hands of God
# Lori Gray Fasolino 2020-05-01 00:06
Nancy, I am so sorry for you loss. Peace be with your family.
# Kathy LoCascio 2020-05-01 03:20
only new Wayne for a few years but could tell he was a good person , RIP WAYNE
# Gale McClintic 2020-05-01 08:21
To the Travers family I am so very sorry of the passing of Wayne I have fond memories of growing up together and Putnam School days.. I send you prayers and hugs of healing...
# Kevin Black 2020-05-01 14:04
My deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to all of Wayne's family and friends. He was a great friend and was loved by many. Wayne will be greatly missed. I miss him very much and will miss the jokes and funny things he used to say. I know he is resting peacefully in heaven. May he always Rest In Peace.
# Henry Korecki 2020-05-01 14:40
Wayne words can not explain how sorry I'm . Wayne I pray for your family now, that they get through this terrible time, especially Nancy and Steve Till we meet again RIP my friend So many memories
# Nelson Carneiro 2020-05-01 19:24
To all the family, please accept our deepest condolences and sympathy for Wayne’s passing. With much love, Nelson, Shannon, McKenzie, Samantha, Isabella, and Benjamin.
# Ann 2020-05-01 20:20
Nancy, I am so sorry for you loss. Anytime I would see Wayne in the lobby he was always so pleasant and opened the door for me many times. May he rest in peace. Ann & Tom
# Nancy Maragioglio 2020-05-02 00:05
May he rest in peace
# Rick Nagle 2020-05-02 10:51
Wayne you were a close friend growing up in East Cambridge. I enjoyed our time together - you were a wonderful person and I was fortunate to have you as my friend. May God bless you and take care of you. My condolences and prayers to the Travis family, they are a terrific family and good people.
God bless you Wayne - Your friend Rick Nagle
# Terri Vendetti 2020-05-04 17:18
so sorry to hear about Wayne...he was and old neighbor and good friend...Mom and I will miss him dearly. He always made my Mom smile when ever we would see him @ Millers River...East Cambridge has lost a great friend...may he Rest in Peace...Love and hugs to the family...Special hugs to our dear friend Nancy and Michaella... we know you will miss him terribly and will keep his memory alive...
# Terri Vendetti 2020-05-04 17:32
So sorry to hear the news about Wayne..Mom and I will miss him dearly..He and my Mom always had a friendly banter..He was a good friend and old neighbor. East Cambridge has lost a great one. My condolences go out to the whole family, especially to Nancy and Michaella. Sending Big virtual hugs to both of you...May Wayne Rest in Peace and may your memories bring you comfort
# Lorraine Travassos 2020-05-05 20:09
Dear Nancy and family I have been away from Cambridge for a long time ,but I always remember my days in Cambridge,I do not know if you remember that Wayne is the Godson of my mother and father so many memories take care made Wayne Rest In Peace.God Bless.
# Lorraine Travassos 2020-05-05 20:13
May he Rest In Peace John & Valentina Medas

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