Justin P. Doberck, 41, of Mattapoisett, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 7, 2023.
Those who knew Justin were amazed watching him move through this life, and feel blessed to have been in it at the same time. He was beautiful and one of the most interesting people anyone could know. He was loved fiercely by his family who were relentlessly proud of him.
Justin was a commercial offshore fishing captain for many years, starting over two decades ago working on the Serene out of Mattapoisett, captured on the cover of Insider Magazine, F/V Buzzards Bay, F/V Sally Katherine and F/V Silver Key out of the Port of New Bedford, F/V Direction out of Fairhaven, and then operator of fishing vessels with his mate and brother, Billy, for more than 10 years for M.E. Fisheries, then F/V McKinley, and most currently for Atlantic Red Crab. He also enjoyed logging and working at his sawmill in his spare time.
He was passionate about music, a long-time guitarist, he was always willing to try new instruments. He was happy being outdoors, in the woods, riding his ’57 Panhead, or taking a drive around town in his truck. He was generous with his time, whether helping someone out or taking his family and friends out on his boat or on other adventures.
Justin lived most of his life in Mattapoisett where he raised his daughter, Kiya, with Brianne Donovan. Justin and Kiya enjoyed spending time together coming up with fun things to do. Justin enjoyed being outdoors and visited NH often, where he mountain biked and snow boarded. He also traveled to the south and west and spent a short time living in Vail, CO. He had many experiences and stories to tell. He loved his family and was proud of his heritage. He was a good friend, had good friends and loved to laugh.
He was a remarkable and deeply loved son, brother, dad, grandson and nephew. He is the father of Kiya Doberck, the son of William and Charlene Doberck, brother of William Doberck, Jr., grandson of William F. and Bernice Power, nephew of Carol Beadle, Cheryl and Robert Hebert, Cynthia and John Getchell, Ellen and Barry Montella, and Colonel (Retired) Scott and Mrs. Rochanda Power. He is the grandson of the late Carl V. and Elizabeth Doberck.
Masks are required to attend Justin’s funeral services. The family requests that only those who knew Justin personally attend his services. His visitation will be held on Friday from 4-8 pm in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday at 10 am in the Seamen’s Bethel. Burial will be private.