Bradley Robert Amundsen, 51, of
Chattanooga Road, Ipswich, husband of Denise M. (Savage) Amundsen,
passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 16, 2011surrounded by his
family and friends at the Kaplan Family Hospice, Danvers.
Born in Winchester Nov. 4, 1959 he
was the son of Maureen A. (MacKinnon) Amundsen of Ipswich and the
late Howard “Bud” Amundsen. A life long resident of Ipswich and 1977
graduate of Ipswich High school, Brad was employed by several
companies including General Ionics, IBIS Technologies, Krytek
Corporation and CORE Systems. In 2005, Brad took over the operation
of Pride Mooring Service in Ipswich.
Brad will always be remembered as a
loving son, husband, father and friend who loved spending time with
his family and friends. He had a mischievous love of life and sense
of adventure. He loved to laugh and make people smile. Whether it
was his family, a friend or co-worker, he was always there to lend a
helping hand. Living with his
family on Great Neck, he loved the ocean, spending weekends with
family and friends boating, fishing and socializing. Brad had a love
for animals especially his dogs
In addition to his wife and mother
he is survived by two sons, Bradley R. Amundsen, Jr and William A.
“Willie” Amundsen both of Ipswich ; three brothers, Paul Amundsen
and his wife Jeanette of Ipswich, Mark Amundsen and Lisa Arnold of
Elliot, ME, Erik Amundsen and his wife Cindra of S. Hampton, NH; a
sister, Stephanie Johnson and her husband Michael of Salisbury and
many nephews and nieces who he loved very much. He will be greatly
missed by all.
His funeral service will
be held Wednesday, February 23, 11 am in the Whittier-Porter Funeral
Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully
welcomed. Visiting hours are Tuesday 5 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to The Fund for Denise Amundsen,
c/o First National Bank of Ipswich, P.O. Box 330, Ipswich, MA 01938.