Edward Chateauneuf

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Edward Andr Chateauneuf died Tuesday July 22, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Captain Edward Andr and Ellen (Brazell) Chateauneuf, and the beloved husband of Blanche Louise (Foley) Chateauneuf; the daughter of the late Judge John and Blanche (Downs) Foley. Ed graduated from Lynn English High School class of 1946, and then Northeastern University as a Mechanical Engineer. He worked in the engineering field at Arthur D. Little, United Engineers and the MIT Lincoln Labs. After Lincoln Labs, he designed radar and set them up throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and the South Pacific. He set up and tracked missiles in Quaduline Island during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He later set up airport radars throughout the US. Ed was a member of the Corinthian Yacht Club, and frequently cruised to Maine and along the New England Coast. He was the Former Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus of Swampscott and also in Lynn. For over 20 years he was the coach of the Swampscott Little League team "The Tigers". Following his coaching he played for the Lynn Eagles baseball team. Ed was predeceased by his son John Chateauneuf, PhD; professor of Chemistry and research at Notre Dame University and Western Michigan University. In addition to his wife Blanche, Ed is survived by his loving daughter Ann Marie Dragani and her husband Anthony of Swampscott, three grandsons Matthew A., Michael A. and Daniel Edward Dragani, his sister-in-law Elizabeth Ann (Foley) Kean, nieces and nephews Marianne Skormurski, Suzanne Kean, Richard Brazell, Carole Manfra, Lorraine O'Hare, Patricia Wheaton, Michael Smith, Kenneth Smith, John Allen and Donna Spinney. His funeral will be held on Saturday July 26, 2014 at 10AM from the SOLIMINE FUNERAL HOME, 67 Ocean St. (Rt1A) Lynn, followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, Swampscott at 11AM. Burial will be in Swampscott Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be on Friday from 4-8PM. Those who prefer may make donations in Ed's memory to Journeys of Hope, Inc. PO Box 244, Lynn, MA 01903, a non-profit organization formed to support homeless North Shore young adults in need. Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com

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Solimine Funeral Homes
67 Ocean Street Lynn, MA 01902
(781) 595-1116
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Published in The Marblehead Reporter from July 24 to July 31, 2014
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