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Stanley J. Jacunski

Stanley J. Jacunski, 84, affectionately known as Joey, died peacefully at home in Ipswich on December 8, 2007, surrounded by his family after a three year courageous battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He was the much loved husband and friend of Judith (Talbot) Jacunski with whom he shared 32 years of marriage.

Stanley was born in Lynn, Mass. on March 15, 1923 to Joseph and Stella (Sosnowski) Jacunski. He was a 1940 graduate of Lynn Classical High School and attended Wentworth Institute.

Stanley served in WWII in the Naval Air Force as a radioman 2nd class. He was stationed in the Pacific Theater and in the Philippines. After being honorably discharged, he returned to the states and was a Lynn firefighter. He later worked as a printer at the Chelsea Naval Yard.  Antiques were his passion; he was an antique dealer and auctioneer for 30 years. He was then employed as a security guard for 20 years with B&M Management in Lynn.

Stanley loved world travel, music, yard sales and fishing. He was a wonderful storyteller and family man.

He leaves behind four daughters, Karen Jacunski of Hayward, CA; Laura Cuniff and her husband David Corning, of Ipswich; Vicki & Joe Finnigan of Haverhill, and their daughters Erin and Colleen; Amy and Dewey Robinson III of Ipswich, and their children Dewey IV and Kaitlin; one son, Steven Jacunski and his wife Jill of Hilo, HI, and their children Keola, Kapua and Kanani; and his grandson Adam and his wife Sabrina Jacunski of Chesterfield, Virginia, and their sons Addison and Andrew.

He was preceded in death by his sister Wanda Jacunski; his eldest son Stanley Jacunski; and his former wife June Nordin.

His funeral will be held Friday December 14, 8am from the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High St, Ipswich, followed by a 9 am Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Hope Church, Pineswamp Road, Ipswich. Interment will be in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are Thursday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm.

Donations in his memory may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 10 Elm Street, Danvers, MA 01923.      



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