- August 12, 1941 - September 15, 2016
- Dedham, Massachusetts
of Peter's Passing
- Donations can be made in Peter's memory to; The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lowell, 657 Middlesex Street, Lowell, MA 01851
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“Pete you were and still are the dest friend anyone could have, you were an upstairs person for sure. You will be missed. (KEEP JIGGING.) an old...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Guy Ferrone - Somerville, MA
“I began my work in Boston at Typo House in 1984. Peter could not have been a better boss. Always there for you if you needed anything. I was one of...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Brenda Martin - Exeter, NH
“I grew up in Kendall Common and my family were good friends with the senior Brotman's. Peter was five years older than me but during my teenage...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Bob Fogel - Potomac, MD
“A true friend in time of need.He will be missed by many.The years went by too fast.Jason Chudnofsky
4 of 13 | Posted by: Jason Chudnofsky - Needham
“Dear Elaine, Sandra and Kelly,I was saddened to hear this news over the internet. Peter was a great guy. Positive beyond belief. He taught me to...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Paula Ferrone - BONITA SPRINGS, FL
“My fondest memories were way back when we were all relatively spry (in our mid-30's) and ready to pack up the vehicles, head north, skiing the White...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: ronald daucunas - shrewsbury, MA
“Dear Elaine, Sandra and Kelly,I am so sorry to hear about my dear first cousin, Peter. We've been out of touch for a while, but Peter has always...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Paula Spivack - Chelsea, MA
“Peter was a great friend of mine. Always happy and cheerful. I would work on projects with him. We would work on his wheelchairs together and I...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Walter McHoul - Cranston - Friend
“Part 3With the demise of Peter, Warren and Michael, a whole era has ended, and I am writing to you, that everyone know or remember, especially the...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Dietmar Winkler - Middleborough, MA
“Dear Elaine,We send our condolences from Josephine Lawrence's family. Peter was a loyal and compassionate friend. It was an honor to have known him.
10 of 13 | Posted by: Blanche Tann - south orange, NJ
“Dear Elaine:I have many fond memories of Peter, his big heart, his personal warmth and what a good natured man he was even at 6:00 am when I picked...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: William Lawrence - MA - Friend
“Hi......I knew Pete back in the mid 80's when I leased vans to his business in the South Boston area.....he was always very kind and gracious to me. ...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Tom Noble - Newbury Park, CA
“Dear Elaine, Sandra and Kelly, So sorry to hear of Peter's passing. He was such a good guy, wonderful father and loving husband. We will all...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: A friend
Peter Brotman, 75, of Dedham and Brewster MA died peacefully on September 15, 2016.
He was a graduate of the Rivers School and Carnegie Mellon University. He joined his father in business at the Typographic House in South Boston where he became Chief Operating Officer and continued on as President until his retirement.
He was the son of the late Michael and Ruth Brotman. Peter is survived by his wife, Elaine and his daughters, Sandra Brotman of Lowell and Kelly Brotman of Avon and his 3 grandsons, Matthew, Jovanni and Jace. He is also survived by his devoted brothers and their wives, Carl and Sally Brotman and Rick and Linda Brotman along with many nieces and nephews.
Despite physical challenges, Peter sustained an active lifestyle until his later years and was an accomplished skier and fisherman. His many friends from Cape Cod will certainly miss Peter's constant gifts of fresh bluefish and striped bass. Everyone who knew Peter marveled at his upbeat and optimistic outlook even as his medical issues became more prominent and all will sorely miss the inspiration he provided.
Donations can be made in Peter's memory to; The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lowell, 657 Middlesex Street, Lowell, MA 01851.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.