ORGANIZED TO PROMOTE FIRE PREVENTION AND EXTINGUISHMENT IN METROPOLITAN BOSTON
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS 1912-2012
|It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Life member Robert E Carpenter. Arrangements are as follows:|
Robert E. "Bob" Carpenter of Burlington, July 28. Beloved husband of Joyce E. (Lee). Loving father of Scott Carpenter & his wife Janine and Elaine Carpenter all of Burlington. His favorite granddaughter, Michelle Carpenter. Brother of Dorothy MacLeod & her late husband Lawrence of Woburn, Kenneth Carpenter of Brooklin, ME and the late Marian Carpenter, the late Barbara Carpenter Anderson & her late husband Lester and the late Arthur Carpenter & his late wife Alice. Brother-in-law of Stuart "Skip" & Helen Potter of Billerica, Robert & Judy Lee of York, ME, Joan Lee & her late husband William of Billerica and the late Charlotte & Freeling McDewell. Bob is also survived by many nieces and nephews who are very dear to him.
Funeral Services will be held at the United Church of Christ Congregational, 6 Lexington St., Burlington on Friday, July 31 at 10 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., Burlington (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Thursday, July 30 from 4-8 p.m. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington. In lieu of flowers memorials in Bob's name may be made to the United Church of Christ Congregational, 6 Lexington St., Burlington, MA 01803 or the Shriner's Burn Institute, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114. For directions, obituary & online guestbook see www.sullivanfuneralhome.net & www.uccburlington.org.
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|It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Exempt member and Past President Sherman M. Hunt, Jr. Arrangements are as follows:
Mr. Sherman M. Hunt Jr., 87, a lifelong resident of Lynn, passed away on July 27, 2015, hours after his beloved wife, Claire (Blaisdell) Hunt, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Lynn to the late Sherman Sr. and Bertha (Tarbox) Hunt, Sherman was the devoted father of Robert Hunt and his wife Mary, Scott Hunt and his wife Maryellen, all of Lynn, Bruce Hunt of Salem and Cathy Lobb of Lynn; the cherished grandfather of Jamie, Matthew, Amy, Bethany, Megan and Emily; and five great-grandchildren; the dear brother of David Hunt of Salem, N.H., the late Richard Hunt and the late Marilyn Baker, and the uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Sherman courageously served his country in the United States Navy during World War II and later worked as a jet tester for GE in Lynn.
He was a member the IFBA Essex County Fire Wardens’ Association, the Middlesex Firefighter and Fire Warden Association, the Box 41 Association, and served as past president of the Box 52 Association. Most of all, he and Claire loved spending time, and entertaining, with family and friends, especially with their grandchildren.
Service information: Sherman’s and Claire’s funeral will be held at the CUFFE-MCGINN Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, on Monday, Aug. 3 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Pius V Church, 215 Maple St., Lynn. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to call at the funeral home on Sunday, Aug. 2 from 2-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Sherman’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen St., 2nd Floor, Framingham, MA 01701 or via www.diabetes.org or to Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or via www.alz.org/manh. To leave online condolences, please visit www.cuffemcginn.com.
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