William M. Lundy
William M. Lundy, 70, long
time resident of Pond Street, Essex and husband of Elizabeth “ Betty” L.
(Goody) Lundy, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in the Beverly Hospital
following his long illness.
Born in Oswego, NY September
21, 1942 son of the late George and Ruth F. (Matz) Lundy, he was raised
and attended public schools in both Oswego and Gloucester.
For four years he proudly
served with the U.S. Marines. His tour of duty included stationing at
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during the missile crisis and Viet Nam Era duties
stateside. Following his discharge and return to Gloucester he soon
trained and became employed as a plumber. Married in 1969, the Lundys
made their home and raised their family on Pond Street. For forty-six
years he was employed as a union plumber, retiring in 2002.
Mr. Lundy enjoyed boating
and fishing the local waters with his family and in retirement enjoyed
winters with his wife at their Bradenton, FL home.
Mr. Lundy served as
President of Plumber’s and Pipefitter’s Local #138, served as a member
of the Essex Board of Health, was a member of Ipswich VFW #1093, and
for thirteen years served with the Essex Call Fire Department where he
also served as an EMT.
In addition to his wife of
forty-three years he is survived by two daughters, Kimberly A. Lundy of
Essex and Kathy E. Lundy of Gloucester; two brothers, George Lundy of
Oswego, and Richard Lundy of Gloucester; a sister, Betty Lou Allen of
Oswego, and several nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by a brother,
the late Alan Lundy formerly of Gloucester and a sister, Helen Lundy
formerly of CA.
His funeral Services will be
held Friday May 10, 2013 at 11:00 am in the Whittier-Porter Funeral
Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich followed by interment with Military Honors
in the Spring Street Cemetery, Essex. Family and friends are
respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are Thursday 5 to 8 pm. In lieu of
flowers memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Essex Fire
Company, 24 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929, or to the National Kidney
Foundation, 85 Astor Avenue, #2, Norwood, MA 02062, or to a charity of