DOWNS, Edward A. Age 72, of Wilmington, died peacefully on March 14, 2013. Edward was the beloved husband of 46 years to Joan M. (Eisenhaur) Downs. Devoted father of Edward A. Downs, Jr. and his wife Sharon of Nashua, NH, Shelly L. Cunha and her late husband Joseph of Tewksbury, and Chad A. Downs and his wife Michelle of Chelmsford. Loving "Grampy" of Angela Cunha, Blake and Leah Downs. Dear son of the late Glenn F. and Phoebe S. (Carpenter) Downs. Brother of Francis Downs and Forrest Downs both of Wilmington, Clifton Downs of Mansfield, Stella Flynn of Reading, the late Geneva Morrison, Charlotte Godett, Pauline Russo, Clayton, Clesson, Harvey, and James Downs. Ed is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), WILMINGTON, for a Funeral Service on Wednesday, March 20th at 11:30 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, March 19th from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Edward's memory may be made to the , 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. Nichols Funeral Home, Inc. 978-658-4744 www.nicholsfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Nichols Funeral Home, Inc.
187 Middlesex Avenue Wilmington, MA 01887
(978) 658-4744
Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 17, 2013