Arthur Everett Lyman
of Leominster, MA
LEOMINSTER, MA -- Arthur Everett Lyman passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3rd, at Life Care Center in Leominster, MA. Arthur was born in Vulcan, Alberta on Feb. 27th, 1921.
He is survived by, his sisters Mary E. Kent of Kent, WA and Laura M. Engbrecht of Seatac, WA, his sons Arthur E. Lyman, Jr. and Catherine Butera of Dobbs Ferry, NY, and Peter S. Lyman and Carole Carnovale of Mendon, MA, his grandson William Pica of Dobbs Ferry, NY, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his parents, Robert Edgar Lyman and Annie (Jamison) Lyman, his brothers Claude W. Lyman, Oren C. Lyman, George R. Lyman, Kenneth H. Lyman, Howard G. Lyman, and Robert S. Lyman, his wife Janina Z. (Daniek) Lyman, and his son David R. Lyman.
Arthur graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point) in 1943. During WWII
he served as an engineer on numerous merchant ships that provided supplies to both the European and Pacific theatres. Post-war he continued to sail, and he obtained his chief engineer's license before beginning his long career as a salesman in the marine industry. Arthur lived in Ardsley, NY for 45 years until he retired from Unitor Corp. in 1998, and moved to Leominster, MA. Arthur was an avid skier, and he generously shared this activity with his friends and family, remaining active into his mid-eighties.
LYMAN The funeral will be held on Saturday Feb. 9th from THE CURLEY MARCHAND FUNERAL HOME, 89 West St. Leominster, with an 11:00 am Mass at St. Leo's Church, 108 Main St., Leominster, MA. Burial will be private. Calling hours at the funeral home, will be on Friday from 5-8, and Saturday from 9:30 -- 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers the family requests that expressions of sympathy be made by memorial donation to Milford Humane Society, Milford, MA (www.milfordhumane.org
) or another worthy cause.