Edward J. Dumas

January 31, 1919April 5, 2014

Mr. Edward J. Dumas, age 95, of Lynn, died peacefully in his home on Saturday surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Virginia R. (Parsons) Dumas, with whom he shared 54 years of marriage. Born in Peabody, Ed was the son of the late Joseph E. and Jane (Sheehan) Dumas. He was a resident of Lynn for most of his life. He worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps and then enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps, proudly serving his country during World War II. Prior to his retirement in 1986, Ed worked for the G.E. Riverworks for over 17 years and then for Vernon Plastics in Haverhill. He was an avid Red Sox and Bruins fan and also enjoyed playing cards, fishing, landscaping, traveling, and above all, he loved spending time with his family. He leaves his children: Jane A. Gargano and her husband Garry of Lynn, Elaine M. LaRiviere and her husband Richard of Lynn and Stephen E. Dumas and his wife Evalee of Maryland. He was the brother to Pauline Depaolo of Peabody, Theresa Christiansen of New Jersey and Arlene Lobato of Michigan. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Thomas Ross and brother of the late John “Jack” Dumas, Raymond Dumas, William “Butch” Dumas and Anna Dumas. Ed’s Funeral Service will be held in the CUFFE-MCGINN FUNERAL HOME, 157 Maple St. Lynn on Thursday at 10:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery. Visiting Hours Wednesday 4-8PM. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701 or to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St. Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.



  • Visitation Wednesday, April 9, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 10, 2014


  • Burial

Edward J. Dumas

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Jennifer Russell

April 10, 2014

Auntie Elaine and Uncle Dick so so sorry to hear about your father...I will say a prayer for you all... You have a new angel on your shoulders....Our deepest sympathy to your entire family...Miss and love you both.. xoxoxoxo
Jennifer and Sam Russell..... xoxoxxo

Pam C

April 10, 2014

Elaine and Jane I'm so sorry about your Dad. You and your families are in my thoughts. I hope that time will bring peace to your hearts. You know he is with Aunt Ginny, and they are with my Gram too. Xo Pammy

lisa leblanc martin

April 10, 2014

deepest sympathy to the entire family. Jane you were the ultimate care giver to your Dad. His memories will remain in you forever. You gave him so much love and comfort throughout the years he lived with you and Gary and the girls. Always being surrounded by love. May knowing this may it bring you comfort in your heart. Your Dad was so fortunate to have you as his ddaughter. Always love Lisa Mike Kristopher.

April 9, 2014

R.i.P. Ed! You were a good man and father-in law! Love you!

Diane & Brian Murray

April 8, 2014

Auntie Elaine, Uncle Rick, and family - so sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you and keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. xoxo

April 8, 2014

Please accept our heartfelt sympathy for your loss,
We are really sorry to hear about this,
May god be with you and your family in this difficult time!

Bob & Nancy

Elaine & Rick LaRiviere

April 8, 2014

Miss you Dad, you were the best Dad ever, you are with Mom now. You may be out of sight, but will you live forever in our hearts. RIP love you always and forever xo.
Love Elaine & Rick

April 8, 2014

Hello Miss Jane,

Nancy told me about your father...Im so sorry! Thinking of you...always.


The Staff of Cuffe McGinn Funeral Home

April 7, 2014

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.