John O. Dunn, Sr.
PITTSBURG, NH -- John Owen Dunn, Sr. of Pittsburg, NH, formerly of Tewksbury and Pelham, NH, passed away at home on Oct. 20, 2013.
Born in Boston, son of the late Leo B. and Dorothy M. (Harnden) Dunn.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps (1965-67) as a radio telegraph cryptographer. He worked for 38 years as a master auto technician in MA & NH, including many years for Wilmington Ford and Subaru of New England. He had a business in fine cabinetry-making at the Stark General Store, Derry, NH for many years.
A member of the NRA, John loved hunting since he was a small child. He was a self- taught musician, owned several guitars and loved teaching others to play.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Mari-jane (MacPhail); daughter Kimberly, Manchester, NH; son, John Owen Dunn Jr. (Tara) Fitchburg, MA; 8 grandchildren; 7 sisters; Helen Holden, Barbara Farley, Ida Mulhare, MaryJane Moorhouse and Dawn Dunn all of Tewksbury, Patricia Cumings of Windham, NH, Pamela Kempton of Fort Mill, SC. A brother, Richard Dunn, of Capital Heights, MD. Numerous nieces & nephews.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Cindy Marie Fuller, sister Dorothy, brothers Leo and Francis, and a sister-in-law Nancy Lupone.
DUNN -- No visitation or funeral service per his request. A private service will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Two Rivers Ride for Cancer, c/o 1st Colebrook Bank, 132 Main St., Colebrook, NH 03576.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jenkins & Newman Funeral Home, Colebrook, NH.
Published in Lowell Sun on Oct. 23, 2013
Jenkins & Newman Funeral Home
103 Main Street Colebrook, NH 03576