GARSIDE, Brian Joseph. Of Fairhaven, MA, formerly of Dorchester, passed away suddenly but peacefully on December 14, 2021 at age 44 years.
He was the beloved son of Rita M. Garside and the late Larry E. Garside, his loving fiancé Marta St Germain of Brewster, MA, lovingly remembered by his daughter, Brianna Rowley of Daytona, Florida, and siblings Maryanne Garside of Dorchester, Lawrence Garside and his companion Karen Smith of Weymouth, Christopher Garside and his wife Linda Garside of Dorchester, Robin Garside and her wife Catie Campbell of Cohasset, Kimberly Garside and her husband Douglas Whalen of Dorchester, Michelle Garside of Dorchester, Rachel Hunt and her husband Daniel Hunt of Dorchester. He is also survived by 8 nieces and 7 nephews and many cousins.
Brian was an avid sailor and deeply enjoyed his time on the high seas early in life, traveling to various exotic destinations to sail with his Uncle Charlie. He had many jobs throughout his life but was most fulfilled working as a tugboat captain. Among family and friends, he was known for his marvelous sense of humor and infectious laugh.
Family and friends will honor and remember Brian's life by gathering for a visitation in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, 800 Columbia Road, Dorchester, on Tuesday morning, December 21, 2021, at 10 A.M. Followed by a Funeral Mass at 12 noon.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Brian's honor to Courageous Sailing, Inc. in Boston on their website https://courageoussailing.org/donor-checkout/ or Donate by Cash or Check to Courageous Sailing 197 8th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129.