SEAMANS, Donald Campbell Of Marblehead, beloved husband of Beverly (Benson) Seamans, died in his home in January 22, 2014, he was 87 years old. "Donnie" was born in Salem Massachusetts on January 19, 1927. Educated at: the Bowditch School of Salem, Lennox School and Middlesex School. After military service he attended Bowdoin College, was married, and graduated in 51. Donnie was a proud and spiritual Yankee, born and raised with colonial history in his soul, he remained true to his own personal convictions and beliefs throughout his life. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and exceptional friend. Donny and Bevy loved traveling, sailing, and forging new friendships. Donnie was President of Boston Lockport Block Company, Exec. VP of Johnny Appleseeds. and handled the business affairs of his wife Beverlys internationally acclaimed sculpture business. Long time Board President of the House of Seven Gables, a 66 year member of the Eastern Yacht Club and a recent member of the Marblehead Yacht Club. Donnie is survived by his son John Seamans and his wife Sarah of Newbury MA, his daughter Jenny Butler of Palestine Ohio and his grandchildren Holly and Daniel Seamans of Newbury and Alex Butler of Palestine Ohio, as well as Abby and Ellie the beloved poodles. His funeral service will be held at St Michaels Church in Marblehead on April 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Memorial contributions may be made to Kaplan Family Hospice House, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B102, Danvers MA 01923 or to Bowdoin College Alumni Fund, Office of Development, 4100 College Station, Bruinswick, Maine 04011 or to Therapy Dog International, 88 Bartley Road, Flanders, NJ 07836. For online guest book or additional information please call 781-631-8885 or visit


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Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 20, 2014