Funeral services for State Trooper Gregory Furtado, a Plymouth resident who died suddenly on Nov. 30, are expected to draw a large crowd of mourners to St. Peter’s Church on Court Street Thursday morning.

Furtado, 41, was a detective assigned to the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office.

While expressing condolences during Tuesday’s select board meeting, board member Charlie Bletzer said he had been told Furtado died of a heart attack.

Furtado was the husband of Allison (Silveria) Furtado and father of two sons, Sawyer and Everett Furtado. He was a 2000 graduate of Plymouth North High School.

Since his death was reported on Saturday, condolences have been flooding in from friends and family, as well as law enforcement agencies around the state. More details on Furtado’s life, as well as visitation and funeral services are here.

Plymouth Police have released the following listing of parking restrictions and street closures, some of which begin at midnight on Wednesday:

No overnight parking

Restrictions will be enforced in the following areas beginning at midnight on Wednesday:

  • Both sides of Court Street from Samoset Street to Chilton Street.
  • Northbound on Court Street from Brewster Street to Chilton Street.
  • Southside of Vernon Street from Allerton Street to Court Street.
  • Memorial Hall Public Parking Lot.
  • Public Parking Lot off Lothrop Street @ Hotel 1620.
  • Benny’s Plaza Parking Lot – business access only.

Parking in these areas must be avoided. Any vehicle parked in violation will be subject to a fine and towing beginning at 6AM on Thursday.

Road closures:

The following roads will close to vehicular traffic from approximately 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

  • Court Street from Samoset Street to Russell Street
  • All northbound traffic on Court Street will be diverted to Brewster Street and Russell Street.
  • All southbound traffic on Court Street will be diverted to Samoset Street and North Park Avenue.
  • Court Street @ Vernon Street, Memorial Drive, Clyfton Street, and Chilton Street.
  • No access to Court Street. All traffic will exit to Allerton Street or Water Street respectively.
  • No westbound traffic on Brewster Street onto Court Street.
  • No access to Court Street. Resident and business access on Brewster St. only.
  • All traffic will exit to Water Street.

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