Guy A. Dow

August 15, 1948March 12, 2014

Mr. Guy A. Dow, age 65, of Lynn, died at his home on March 12, 2014.

Born in Lynn on August 15, 1948, he was the son of the late Guy A. Dow and Eileen M. (McMahon)(Dow) Pappa. He graduated from Lynn English High School. Guy served in Vietnam in the U. S. Army Communications. He then went on to Sylvania Tech.

Guy worked as an electronics quality control inspector at Data Instruments, Bedford, and then worked as a MBTA bus driver for several years.

He loved working on electronics projects. He built TVs from circuit kits, and dabbled in home improvement and automotive projects.

Guy was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, Lynn.

He leaves a daughter Rachel Dow and her finance Todd Long of Lynn, three sisters Ruth A. Dow, Catherine (Dow) DiBona and Rita J. (Dow) Casey all of Lynn, five grandchildren Jaquan Dow, Damien Dow, Trey Dow, Romeo Dow and Tyson Long, an uncle Capt. James P. McMahon and his wife Doris of Clyde Hill, WA, two aunts Rita (McMahon) Kirwin of Madison, CT, and Joan (McMahon) Casey of Lynn, his former wife Cheryl Corbett of Hernando, FL, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased in death by his son Ryan Dow, a brother George A. Dow, a sister Eileen M. (Dow) McKellar, and an uncle Gerald Kirwin.

A graveside Service with Military Honors will be held in the Pine Grove Cemetery Vietnam Veterans Lot on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM. Relatives and friends invited. Kindly gather inside the Boston Street gate at 12:45 PM.


  • Graveside Service Friday, March 21, 2014

Guy A. Dow

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March 17, 2015

May the road rise up to meet you
May the wind be always at you back
May the sunshine warm on your face
The rains fall upon your fields
and until we meet again
May God hold you in the palm of His hand

Herb Gagner

March 21, 2014

Rest in peace Bucky you will be missed

rita casey

March 21, 2014

Bucky, You will be greatly missed. Love Rita

rita casey

March 21, 2014

Bucky, You are loved and will be greatly missed, my love forever Rita

March 20, 2014

Bucky, you are loved and will be greatly missed, love you forever, Rita

Kimberly Gagner

March 19, 2014

Love and miss you uncle Bucky please tell mom we love and miss her as well.

Rachel Dow

March 19, 2014

Love and miss u Daddy.

Catherine DiBona

March 18, 2014

You are loved and missed.
Our love,Sis and Ned

The Staff of Cuffe McGinn Funeral Home

March 18, 2014

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.