George E. Lloyd, Jr. – May 16th 1937– June 8th, 2021
Osterville – George E. Lloyd Jr., 84, formerly of Melrose, passed away on June 8th at his home in Osterville, MA.
Born on May 16th 1937, in Malden, Massachusetts, George was the son of the late George Lloyd, Sr. and Ruth (Butler) Lloyd. He graduated from Malden High School and then attended Tufts University on a hockey scholarship, graduating in 1959 as a Pre-Med major. George also received a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Northeastern University. George first worked at Arthur D. Little on the research team that identified the hazards of smoking. He then moved on to the emerging field of computer programming at the Bank of New England, where he went on to become a Vice President of Computer Operations.
George served on many boards of directors for institutions. He was a founding member of the Massachusetts Hockey Association and was actively involved in providing scholarships to high school students in Barnstable in retirement.
George enjoyed fishing, gardening, and traveling; most of all, he loved his friends and family.
George was happily married to Nancy (Abderhalden) Lloyd of Osterville, MA for 61 years. He is survived by his brothers, Courtney Lloyd and Douglas Lloyd; his children, Stephen Lloyd and his wife Gretchen (Holland) Lloyd of Boston, MA; Karen (Lloyd) Sullivan and husband James Sullivan of Cumberland, RI; Christine Lloyd-Cavallo of Duxbury MA; also leaves behind his beloved grandchildren, Katherine, David, Juliette, Michael, Sean, Elizabeth, Laura, James, Allison, Joseph.
A private celebration of life will be held in George’s honor on June 26th.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, (Dana-Farber.org) or BARS (Barnstable Association of Recreational Shellfishing Scholarship Fund), P.O Box 57, West Barnstable, MA 02668 (shellfishing.org).