William DunlopAugust 23, 1932 ~ March 1, 2017 (age 84)
William Dunlop, age 84 years, of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, died Wednesday March 1st, at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Faye E. (Jamieson) Dunlop with whom he shared 52 years of marriage.
Born in Lynn he was the son of the late Robert W. Dunlop and Constance E. (Beardsell) Gumb. He attended Lynn schools and graduated from Lynn Vocational Technical Institute, Class of 1950. Bill served in the Army during the Korean War. He was employed as a lineman for Massachusetts Electric for many years until he retired in 1994. Along with his wife Faye, he wintered in Venice, FL beginning in 1996. Bill enjoyed walking and spending time with his family.
He is survived by two daughters, Lynne Lynch of Lynn, Robin and her husband Wallace Bates, Jr. of Peabody, one sister Mary J. Dixon of Saugus, five grandchildren Kerri Dutton, Kristine Corbett, Robert, Wallace III, and Michael Bates, 7 great grandchildren, one great great grandson, and many nieces and nephews. He was also brother of the late Robert “Sonny” Dunlop and Carol (Dunlop) King.
Service Details: A gathering will be held at the Parker Funeral Home 35 Franklin St. Lynn on Thursday from 10:00 – 11:00 AM to which relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.